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

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.
Defending the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

Defending the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

— The Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow has received a lot of attention lately, and for all the wrong reasons.
Southwest Florida’s Picayune Strand Restoration Project Sees Final Phase Construction Start

Southwest Florida’s Picayune Strand Restoration Project Sees Final Phase Construction Start

— 2019 and 2020 have brought major progress to the largest ecosystem restoration project in the Comprehensive Restoration Plan: Picayune Strand.
Improving Critical Habitat for Endangered Everglade Snail Kites

Improving Critical Habitat for Endangered Everglade Snail Kites

— With higher water levels on Lake Okeechobee this fall, Audubon anticipates a return to normal Everglade Snail Kite nesting in 2021.
Brighton Valley Project Removes Nutrients and Improves Habitat

Brighton Valley Project Removes Nutrients and Improves Habitat

— Audubon is a strong proponent of working with landowners to rehydrate historic wetlands to store more water in the Okeechobee watershed, for the good for birds, wildlife, and people alike.
Everglades Restoration Takes Three Big Steps Forward

Everglades Restoration Takes Three Big Steps Forward

— The Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir water reservation regulations, the completion of the S-333N water control structure, and the award of a contract for construction on the L-67A levee will improve water flow in the River of Grass.
Naples and Estero Join the Southwest Florida Regional Resiliency Compact

Naples and Estero Join the Southwest Florida Regional Resiliency Compact

— Climate change knows no boundaries; when it comes to resilience, we know that we are stronger when we work together.
Ballot Measures Bring Good News for Florida's Environment

Ballot Measures Bring Good News for Florida's Environment

— "The resounding passage of these measures is a recognition by Floridians that our economy and quality of life depend upon a healthy environment. Congratulations to the local advocates who made these successes possible."- Julie Wraithmell, Audubon Florida Executive Directorossible.
Volunteers are the Heartbeat of EagleWatch

Volunteers are the Heartbeat of EagleWatch

— This season, 480 community volunteers donated 7,530 volunteer hours for nest monitoring, data reporting, and in some instances, the rescue and transport of Bald Eagles in need of medical attention.
EagleWatch Auxiliary Banding Study Records Critical Re-Sight Data

EagleWatch Auxiliary Banding Study Records Critical Re-Sight Data

— This season, staff banded and released eight eaglets from five counties. Six of the fledgling eagles came from natural nests and two came from nests on artificial structures. Since inception in 2017, the study has banded and released 48 juvenile eagles.