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One Tough Survivor: Piping Plover A97
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One Tough Survivor: Piping Plover A97

The tale of a "snowbird" that survived 140+ mph winds

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New Projects Underway to Improve Resilience of Coastal Rookeries and Demonstrate Green Coastal Engineering
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New Projects Underway to Improve Resilience of Coastal Rookeries and Demonstrate Green Coastal Engineering

The coastal islands of Florida’s peninsular west coast have long been refugia for nesting waterbirds. Herons, egrets, pelicans, and spoonbills blanket the trees with nests in the thousands, and the breeze carries the clamor of begging chicks.

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Holiday Inn at Lido Key Partners with Audubon Bird Stewardship
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Holiday Inn at Lido Key Partners with Audubon Bird Stewardship

Black Skimmers and bird stewards benefit from Holiday Inn partnership

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News & Updates

The Least Tern, a Fascinating Bird That Needs Our Help
Coastal Conservation

The Fascinating Least Tern

Each summer I look forward to the return of the Least Terns and my time with them on the beach.

Captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrows Released
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Captive-bred Florida Grasshopper Sparrows released

Captive breeding program began in 2015. First 3 birds released on May 6, 2019.

Shorebird Nesting Habitat Restoration Completed
Coastal Conservation

Shorebird Nesting Habitat Restoration Completed

Two sections of the relic St. George Island Causeway are ready for the birds!

Holiday Inn at Lido Key Partners with Audubon Bird Stewardship
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Holiday Inn at Lido Key Partners with Audubon Bird Stewardship

Black Skimmers and bird stewards benefit from Holiday Inn partnership

One Tough Survivor: Piping Plover A97
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One Tough Survivor: Piping Plover A97

The tale of a "snowbird" that survived 140+ mph winds

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists
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Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists

— Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary was recently recognized as the newest Wetland of Distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists. The first wetland in the southern U.S. to obtain this recognition, the initiative was created in 2017 “to promote awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of some of the country’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes.”
New Hope for South Florida Water Management District
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STATEMENT: New Hope for South Florida Water Management District

— Audubon Applauds Appointment of Drew Bartlett as SFWMD Executive Director
President’s Proposed Budget Cuts Hint at Less Money for the Everglades
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STATEMENT: President’s Proposed Budget Cuts Hint at Less Money for the Everglades

— Audubon Urges Congress to Support $200M Federal Commitment to River Of Grass
Audubon Celebrates Judge's Decision to Protect Everglades Water Quality and Restoration Progress
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Audubon Celebrates Judge's Decision to Protect Everglades Water Quality and Restoration Progress

— “Fantastic news! Today’s denial by Judge Moreno is a huge win for America’s Everglades, the people of Florida, and the wildlife that depend on this incredible ecosystem. We’re grateful Judge Moreno stopped this unnecessary distraction from Everglades restoration. South Florida’s water quality and quantity needs are urgent, and I’m looking forward to refocusing on the restoration of Florida’s famed River of Grass.”
Important Audubon-Championed Everglades Reservoir Passes State and Federal Hurdles
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Important Audubon-Championed Everglades Reservoir Passes State and Federal Hurdles

Florida’s recurring water crises lit a fire for lawmakers from Tallahassee to Washington, starting with the passing of Senate Bill 10 by the Florida Legislature in 2017. The historic legislation kick-started the planning of the critical Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir project, which state officials planned in record time.

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