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Audubon Teams Up to Restore Little Bayou Bird Island for Nesting Species

Audubon Teams Up to Restore Little Bayou Bird Island for Nesting Species

— Staff and volunteers brought 175 native plants to the island.
Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Reopens Hurricane Irma-damaged Section of Boardwalk

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Reopens Hurricane Irma-damaged Section of Boardwalk

— Visitors may now access the original section of the Sanctuary’s famous attraction.
Senate Poised to Approve Historic Federal Appropriations for Everglades Restoration

Audubon Applauds Historic Federal Appropriations for Everglades Restoration

— $200 million will go towards Everglades restoration.
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).