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Audubon Florida Presents Sustainable Rancher Award to Buck Island Ranch

Audubon Florida Presents Sustainable Rancher Award to Buck Island Ranch

— Today, Audubon Florida announced Buck Island Ranch as the recipient of the 2018 “Sustainable Rancher of the Year” award. A 10,500-acre cattle ranch, Buck Island is part of Archbold Biological Station located in Highlands County, Florida.
Audubon Florida's Celeste De Palma Named the 2018 National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year

Audubon Florida's Celeste De Palma Named the 2018 National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year

— The National Wildlife Refuge Association is pleased to announce that we have named Celeste De Palma as our first ever National Wildlife Refuge System Advocate of the Year. Ms. De Palma is the Director of Everglades Policy at Audubon Florida and was instrumental in mobilizing her community to help stop the licensing revocation of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.
Audubon Reminds Beachgoers and Boaters to Share the Shores with Rare Baby Birds and Eggs

Audubon Reminds Beachgoers and Boaters to Share the Shores with Rare Baby Birds and Eggs

— People and Birds Expected to Enjoy Florida's Beaches this Memorial Day Weekend
National Audubon Society Names Julie Wraithmell as Audubon Florida’s Next Executive Director

RELEASE: National Audubon Society Names Julie Wraithmell as Audubon Florida’s Next Executive Director

— Twenty-year conservation veteran to lead Florida’s most influential conservation organization
Annual Wading Bird Report Shows Ray of Hope for South Florida's Birds

RELEASE: Annual Wading Bird Report Shows Ray of Hope for South Florida's Birds

— South Florida Wading Bird Report documents one of the highest nesting counts since 2009 (fact sheet included)
STATEMENT: Audubon Celebrates Agreement to Save ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

Audubon Celebrates Agreement to Save ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

— New lease agreement breathes renewed life into decades-old partnership after strong support by Audubon members

STATEMENT: Audubon Responds to Dept. of Environmental Protection Order on Everglades Reservoir

— Today a Secretarial order was signed by Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein related to the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir. This project was the subject of Senate Bill 10 (2017), Audubon's top legislative priority last year.
RELEASE: Audubon Highlights Priorities after Assessing Impacts from Hurricane Irma

RELEASE: Audubon Highlights Priorities after Assessing Impacts from Hurricane Irma

— Recovery from Hurricanes must make Florida more Resilient in the face of Increasingly Frequent and Intense Weather