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Major Coastal Bird Rookery in North Florida Saved

Major Coastal Bird Rookery in North Florida Saved

— Important Nesting Site Now Protected for Rare Coastal Species
Audubon Cheers U.S. House Approval of EAA Reservoir Project in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

Audubon Cheers U.S. House Approval of EAA Reservoir Project in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

— Audubon Urges Senate to Approve This Critical Everglades Restoration Project
Audubon Florida Recognizes Jeff Vowell with 2018 Sustainable Forestry Award

Audubon Florida Recognizes Jeff Vowell with 2018 Sustainable Forestry Award

— Today, Audubon Florida recognized Jeff Vowell with its 2018 Sustainable Forestry Award for his work to improve the management of Florida’s working forests to benefit wetlands and wildlife. His dedication has helped lead to the establishment and implementation of silvicultural best management practices (BMPs) for water and wildlife.
Audubon Scientists and Experts Available for Interviews on Red Tide & Algae Bloom Impacts to Florida Coasts

Audubon Scientists and Experts Available for Interviews on Red Tide & Algae Bloom Impacts to Florida Coasts

— Preliminary Findings Available While Long-Term Impacts Still Unfolding
Audubon Applauds Senator Rubio’s Opposition to Kendall Parkway to Protect Everglades Projects in Miami-Dade County

Audubon Applauds Senator Rubio’s Opposition to Kendall Parkway to Protect Everglades Projects in Miami-Dade County

— MIAMI – Late yesterday, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio announced his objections to the Kendall Parkway expressway in light of the upcoming project review. Audubon Florida Everglades Policy Director Celeste De Palma released the following statement:
Audubon Applauds Federal Move to Advance Critical Everglades Reservoir Project

Audubon Applauds Federal Move to Advance Critical Everglades Reservoir Project

— After urging by Audubon, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a report approving the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir. This allows Congress to include this critical Everglades project in the 2018 Water Resources Development Act, currently under consideration in the U.S Senate.

Audubon Celebrates Army Corps Move Making Room for Water to Flow South as Nature Intended

— Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they are raising water levels in the L-29 canal in South Miami-Dade County to the maximum allowable level of 8.0 feet. This move, long in the making, allows water to flow under the Tamiami Trail 1-mile bridge as intended by Everglades restoration.
To Protect Baby Birds, Audubon Urges Beachgoers and Boaters to Attend Only Official Firework Displays

To Protect Baby Birds, Audubon Urges Beachgoers and Boaters to Attend Only Official Firework Displays

— Crowds, Debris, and Unofficial Fireworks Pose Risk to Rare Beach Birds in Nesting Season
Audubon Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Florida/Georgia Water Case

Audubon Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Florida/Georgia Water Case

— Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Florida in the long dispute regarding Georgia’s over-consumption of water that severely threatened the health of the Apalachicola River watershed and estuary.
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Releases its 600th Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Back to the Wild

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Releases its 600th Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Back to the Wild

— MAITLAND, Fla. - This morning, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey experts and special guests released the 600th rehabilitated Bald Eagle back into the Florida skies at 11 a.m. at Maitland Middle School. The eagle was rescued on March 11, 2018 by Audubon.