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

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

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

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 Sustainable Rancher of the Year 2019: Jim Strickland

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

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

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.
Audubon Files Brief in Florida Supreme Court to Protect Clean Energy Progress and Conservation in Florida

Audubon Files Brief in Florida Supreme Court to Protect Clean Energy Progress and Conservation in Florida

— Audubon Opposes Special Interest’s Proposed Ballot Measure Because It Misleads Voters and Threatens Expansion of Clean Energy
Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists

— Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary was recently recognized as the newest Wetland of Distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists. The first wetland in the southern U.S. to obtain this recognition, the initiative was created in 2017 “to promote awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of some of the country’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes.”
Proposed Federal Budget Lets Down America’s Everglades

Proposed Federal Budget Let’s Down America’s Everglades

— Audubon Continues Calls to Congress to Support $200M for the River Of Grass
Audubon Applauds Appointment of Noah Valenstein to lead Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

Audubon Applauds Appointment of Noah Valenstein to lead Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

— In response to the appointment of Noah Valenstein as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Audubon Florida Executive Director celebrated the move and said: “This is a great move by Governor DeSantis for Florida’s environment. Secretary Valenstein is a Florida-grown conservationist and has the experience with the science and politics of Florida’s environment to make real progress for our state.”