Audubon, the East Central Florida Regional Resilience Collaborative, and Others Launch Partnership to Fight Climate Change

Florida’s largest, simultaneous Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory initiative launched this week in East Central Florida.

Purple Gallinule. Photo: Ira Rappaport/Audubon Photography Awards.

The Voice of Conservation in Florida

For more than a century Audubon has encouraged people to take care of the places that make Florida special. Using science to guide our priorities and birdlife to measure ecosystem health, Audubon advocates for the protection of land, water, and wildlife. Audubon is Florida’s most influential conservation organization and conducts extensive work to protect the Everglades and coastal bird habitats. We manage sanctuaries covering thousands of acres along with two popular nature centers. Audubon promotes stewardship and appreciation of public land and water so people experience and cherish Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife.

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Publix Announces Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Grant
Chapters & Centers

Publix Announces Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Grant

Earth Day announcement provides $2 million for Everglades wetlands.

College Students and Recent Grads Use Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to Inspire Action on Critical Environmental Issues
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College Students and Recent Grads Use Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to Inspire Action on Critical Environmental Issues

Six students have worked with Audubon Florida to publish articles on native plants, plastics, pollution, and more.

Watching Mourning Doves Becomes a Family Experience
Conservation

Watching Mourning Doves Becomes a Family Experience

Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuaries Director Mark Rachal finds a Mourning Dove nest on his front porch.

Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies
Coastal Conservation

Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies

Least Terns, Black Skimmers, Wilson’s Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and American Oystercatchers nest on Florida coasts.

CLI Student Leads Marine Debris Cleanup
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CLI Student Leads Marine Debris Cleanup

by Emma Wilkinson, CLI student 2020-2021.

St. Pete Bookstore Inspired by Nesting Black Skimmers
Coastal Conservation

St. Pete Bookstore Inspired by Nesting Black Skimmers

Black Skimmers inspire Tombolo Books.

Audubon Florida Urges Stiffer Fines for Removal of Least Tern Colony from Keys Yacht Club: A Statement from Executive Director Julie Wraithmell
Coastal Conservation

Audubon Florida Statement Urges Stiffer Fines in Reaction to Removal of Least Tern Colony from Keys Yacht Club: A Statement from Executive Director Julie Wraithmell

There must be stiffer penalties for violating wildlife laws, otherwise they simply become the cost of doing business. Florida must do better.

Allyson Webb of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wins Prestigious Burl Long Award
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Allyson Webb of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wins Prestigious Burl Long Award

The Burl Long Award honors Dr. Burl Long, a founding member of the Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI). It is an annual award given to the NRLI Fellow who best exemplifies the program’s mission of seeking inclusive, collaborative solutions to Florida’s challenging natural resource issues.

St. Johns River Water Management District Adopts New Minimum Flows and Water Levels
Conservation

St. Johns River Water Management District Adopts New Minimum Flows and Water Levels

Northeast Florida Policy Associate Chris Farrell explains how the new levels will impact Lake Brooklyn and Lake Geneva.

A Look into Baby Season at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

A Look into Baby Season at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Audubon Center Director Katie Warner sits down with David Fitzpatrick, Seasonal Raptor Care Assistant, to hear about his experience with baby season in the Center’s Raptor Trauma Clinic. Each year the Center hires seasonal staff to provide extra support during this busy time of year.