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Anastasia State Park’s Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges
Coastal Conservation

Anastasia State Park's Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges

Largest Least Tern colony in Northeast Florida benefits from Audubon bird stewardship

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Carwash for the Birds!
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Carwash for the Birds!

A different kind of 'coastal cleanup'

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Riders on the Storm
Coastal Conservation

Hurricane Irma bird survival stories

Two Piping Plover and one American Oystercatcher survival stories following Hurricane Irma

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News & Updates

Despite Unwelcome Nest Thieves, Florida’s Eagles Persist After Irma Devastation
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Despite Unwelcome Nest Thieves, Florida’s Eagles Persist After Irma Devastation

Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida as a Category 3 hurricane in September 2017, just as many Bald Eagles were preparing for the nesting season. Intrepid volunteers ventured out after the storm passed, reporting on the status of approximately 300 nests across the state.

Inspiring Future Generations to Care About Eagles and Conservation
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Inspiring Future Generations to Care About Eagles and Conservation

Shawnlei Breeding, Audubon’s EagleWatch Manager, often gives presentations on Florida’s Bald Eagles and conservation in the Orlando community. However, one routine presentation turned into an exciting field trip when dozens of children had the opportunity to visit a nearby eagle nest thanks to Audubon EagleWatcher Jim Johnson.

Audubon Partnership with Southwest Florida City Helps Keep Bald Eagle Protections in Place
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Audubon Partnership with Southwest Florida City Helps Keep Bald Eagle Protections in Place

Thanks to persistent advocates, the Cape Coral City Council voted to keep strong Bald Eagle protections in place this spring. Because eagles are a priority for the community, they receive additional protections beyond federal and state requirements.

After Flying Under the Radar for More Than a Decade, Male Eagle Discovered With Family
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After Flying Under the Radar for More Than a Decade, Male Eagle Discovered With Family

Martin County EagleWatchers reported a new nest with two young eaglets in January, but this wasn’t just any normal eagle family.

With Two Decades of Coastal Bird Protection, Audubon Sees Strength in Florida’s Diverse Volunteers and Nesting Sites
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With Two Decades of Coastal Bird Protection, Audubon Sees Strength in Florida’s Diverse Volunteers and Nesting Sites

Coastal “bird stewards” from all walks of life volunteer with Audubon – and they are brought together by one common passion: caring for birds and the places they need.

Audubon Researchers Use Frogs and Fish to Gauge Restoration Success at Picayune Strand
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Audubon Researchers Use Frogs and Fish to Gauge Restoration Success at Picayune Strand

This summer, the Western Everglades research team at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary found themselves rising early, packing field gear and a lunch, and heading out for a new project in the Picayune Strand. But this summer came with new energy for the team.

Remembering Nat Reed and Bernie Yokel,  Two Audubon Heroes
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Remembering Nat Reed and Bernie Yokel, Two Audubon Heroes

A tribute by: Charles Lee, Director of Advocacy, Audubon Florida

Tallahassee Birding Hot Spot Gets New Attention
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Tallahassee Birding Hot Spot Gets New Attention

Lake Elberta Park is one of Tallahassee’s best kept birding secrets, tucked away in a historic African American neighborhood between Florida A&M University and Florida State University. Apalachee Audubon received a special Audubon grant to help restore the lake and share its significance with the diverse Tallahassee communities nearby.

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