Audubon Staff

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Everglades Science Center Sheds Light on Water, Fish, and Spoonbill Fluctuations
Everglades

Everglades Science Center Sheds Light on Water, Fish, and Spoonbill Fluctuations

— The semi-annual State of the Slough showcases how restoration projects affect South Florida ecosystems.
New Water Seepage Barrier Key to Restoring Everglades
News

New Water Seepage Barrier Key to Restoring Everglades

— The new seepage wall will reduce flooding in this community while allowing the remainder of the water to continue flowing through the Everglades.
Audubon Florida and Florida Power & Light Company Announce 2022 Plants for Birds Grant Recipients
Press Center

Audubon Florida and Florida Power & Light Company Announce 2022 Plants for Birds Grant Recipients

— Audubon Florida and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) have announced 12 funding recipients for the 2022 Plants for Birds grants.
Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual Nearing the Finish Line
Everglades

Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual Nearing the Finish Line

— After years of research, drafting, and comment, the implementation of the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) is on the horizon.
Florida Bay Spoonbills Struggle with Sea Level Rise During Nesting Season
Everglades

Florida Bay Spoonbills Struggle with Sea Level Rise During Nesting Season

— The Roseate Spoonbill is considered an umbrella species and an indicator of overall Everglades and Florida Bay health.
Restoration Blueprint Charts a Path Forward for Keys Ecosystems
Everglades

Restoration Blueprint Charts a Path Forward for Keys Ecosystems

— The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary needs more protection. The critical natural resources within its borders face threats from increased boating, fishing, and diving pressure, as well as from ocean acidification and warming, pollution, and habitat loss from sea level rise and intense storm events.
Snail Count for Snail Kites
Everglades

Snail Count for Snail Kites

— The Florida apple snail population declined after two severe droughts in the early 2000s. How did Snail Kites, who rely on the species as their sole food source, survive?
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Does Its Job after Hurricane Ian
Everglades

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Does Its Job after Hurricane Ian

— Hurricane Ian significantly changed the shape of Southwest Florida’s coastline and the lives of many who live near it. Fortunately, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary’s iconic boardwalk and Blair Visitor Center sustained only minor damage.