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Help Protect Beach-nesting Birds Over Memorial Day Weekend!
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Help Protect Beach-nesting Birds Over Memorial Day Weekend!

Beach-nesting bird families also rely on the beach at this time of year, and need your help now more than ever.

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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.

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Last Year's Everglades Breeding Bonanza Was the Biggest in More than 80 Years
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Last Year's Everglades Breeding Bonanza Was the Biggest in More than 80 Years

An official report says that South Florida's wading birds had an even better 2018 than we thought.

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On July Fourth, Help Beach Birds Nest in Peace By Leaving Fireworks at Home
Coastal Conservation

Help Protect Beach-nesting Birds on July Fourth!

People love fireworks, but they can frighten birds to death - literally! Learn how to help.

Audubon Florida Celebrates Dr. Paul Gray’s Recognition as the 2019 Conservation Friend of Florida’s Cattlemen’s Association
Working Lands

Audubon Florida Celebrates Dr. Paul Gray’s Recognition as the 2019 Conservation Friend of Florida’s Cattlemen’s Association

Dr. Paul Gray, Audubon Florida’s Director of Science, understands the importance of Florida’s agriculture, earning him an award from Florida Cattlemen’s Association.

New Panhandle Kiosks Educate Boaters about Offshore Seabird Nesting
Coastal Conservation

Boater Education Kiosks Convey Bird Conservation Needs

14 new boater education kiosks installed in eastern Panhandle

Black Skimmer Lost-and-Found Mystery
Coastal Conservation

Black Skimmer Lost-and-Found

Banded Black Skimmer pair spends winters apart and relocates each other three years running for the duration of nesting season.

Audubon Celebrates U.S. House Approval of $200 million for Everglades Restoration
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Audubon Celebrates U.S. House Approval of $200 million for Everglades Restoration

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Appropriations Minibus H.R. 2740 containing $200 million in FY2020 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program to implement Everglades restoration.

Audubon Florida teams up with Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuge to lead field trip to Lower Tampa Bay Global Important Bird Area
Waterways And IBAs

Audubon Florida teams up with Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuge to lead field trip to Lower Tampa Bay Global Important Bird Area

Members of two friends groups learn about nesting birds as part of the 8th annual sanctuary tour.

Audubon Florida Sustainable Rancher of the Year 2019: Jim Strickland
Working Lands

Audubon Florida Sustainable Rancher of the Year 2019: Jim Strickland

Audubon Florida is presenting its 2019 “Sustainable Rancher of the Year” award at the Florida Cattlemen’s Association annual convention at Marco Island to Jim Strickland, a rancher with six decades of experience in the industry.

Four big victories for America's Everglades
Everglades

Four Big Victories for America’s Everglades

Audubon Florida has been hard at work, and over the last month, some significant victories have materialized in the shape of increased federal funding for Everglades restoration, major milestones for two critical restoration projects, and a major shift in water management that is giving Lake Okeechobee a fighting chance at recovery.

Last Year's Everglades Breeding Bonanza Was the Biggest in More than 80 Years
Press Center

Last Year's Everglades Breeding Bonanza Was the Biggest in More than 80 Years

An official report says that South Florida's wading birds had an even better 2018 than we thought.

Beach Volleyball Tournament Host Goes to the Net – for Florida’s Beach-nesting Birds!
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Beach Volleyball Tournament Host Goes to the Net – for Florida’s Beach-nesting Birds!

One establishment in St. Pete Beach, Chris's Beachside Bar, has found a way to accommodate both people and birds during their beach volleyball event.

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