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Highlighting Five Wins in 2019

Highlighting Five Wins in 2019

— From shorebird nesting to eletric vehicles to Everglades restoration funding, you helped make these 2019 wins happen.
Improving Natural Defenses Against Climate Change in Cape Sable

Improving Natural Defenses Against Climate Change in Cape Sable

— In a changing climate, South Florida needs to buy time to improve resilience. Restoring the Everglades offers the opportunity for both.
Renewed Hope for Submerged Plants in Lake Okeechobee

Renewed Hope for Submerged Plants in Lake Okeechobee

— A recent tour of Lake Okeechobee brought renewed hope and relief to Audubon’s Everglades team.
Audubon Science Explains Why Roseate Spoonbills Didn't Share Same Successes as Other Wading Birds

Audubon Science Explains Why Roseate Spoonbills Didn't Share Same Successes as Other Wading Birds

— 2018 will go down in the record books as one of the greatest years for wading bird nesting efforts in recent memory. However, one of Audubon’s indicator species exhibited disappointing nesting efforts by comparison.
Jay Watch Celebrates 2019 Season of Monitoring and Restoration

Jay Watch Celebrates 2019 Season of Monitoring and Restoration

— In 2019, more than 200 volunteers were trained and participated in Jay Watch surveys.
New Records of Banded Skimmers in Key West

New Records of Banded Skimmers in Key West

— Thanks to a community scientist, critical bird band data charts movements of these iconic seabirds.
Critical Wildlife Area Supporters Convince Fort Myers Beach Town Council to Vote Down Destructive Boardwalk.

Audubon Staff and Volunteers Convince Fort Myers Beach Town Council to Vote Down Destructive Boardwalk.

— On Monday, the Town Council of Fort Myers Beach voted down an ordinance exception that would have allowed boardwalk construction into nesting bird habitat in the Little Estero Island Critical Wildlife Area (CWA).
Volunteers Give Eaglet a Second Chance at Life

Volunteers Give Eaglet a Second Chance at Life

— Looking back at one of the best successes of the 2018-2019 EagleWatch season.
Where Do Bald Eagles Nest and Why?

Where Do Bald Eagles Nest and Why?

— Ongoing auxiliary banding study will shed light on nest choice.
Monitoring Bald Eagles: The Key to Protection

Monitoring Bald Eagles: The Key to Protection

— From new parks to algal blooms, the EagleWatch program keeps an eye on our most iconic raptors.