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Audubon Works Towards Immediate Action After Scientists Reveal Huge Losses of North American Birds
Birds

Audubon Works Towards Immediate Action After Scientists Reveal Huge Losses of North American Birds

A study by a joint team of conservation biologists describes a steady decline of nearly three billion North American birds since 1970.

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Outpost Property to Remain in Conservation in St. Johns County
Coastal Conservation

"Outpost" property will remain in conservation in St. Johns County.

A land-use change request for the 100-acre parcel of wetlands and coastal hammock has been shelved.

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Highlighting Coastal Resiliency in South Florida
Climate

Highlighting Coastal Resiliency in South Florida

Audubon Florida hosts film screening and panel discussion at Lowe Art Museum

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News & Updates

Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink
Coastal Conservation

Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink

A new Audubon climate report showcases which species we can save with decisive action.

Miami-Dade County Moves Forward with Electric Bus Systems
Press Center

Miami-Dade County Moves Forward with Electric Bus Systems

On Thursday October 3, 2019 the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of 33 battery-electric buses and charging systems for the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works.

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Naturalist Honored As Top Tourism Volunteer in Collier County
Chapters & Centers

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Naturalist Honored As Top Tourism Volunteer in Collier County

Leslie Burgess, a longtime Boardwalk Naturalist at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, has been named the top tourism volunteer in Collier County for 2019, winning the Paradise Coast Convention and Visitor Bureau Volunteer Star Award.

Corkscrew Swamp’s Super Ghost Orchid Key to Solving Pollination Mystery
Chapters & Centers

Corkscrew Swamp’s Super Ghost Orchid Key to Solving Pollination Mystery

By all measures, the famous Ghost Orchid at Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary was having another banner season this summer. In mid-July, the orchid entered its third week of blooming and sported eight flowers — and then it burst into the headlines once again.

Cleaner Water, Extraordinary Birding
Chapters & Centers

Cleaner Water, Extraordinary Birding

Gainesville's Sweetwater Wetlands Park attracts wildlife and improves water quality.

Returning Injured Raptors to Florida Skies
Chapters & Centers

Returning Injured Raptors to Florida Skies

An inside look at the Center for Birds of Prey Raptor Trauma Clinic.

Lake Okeechobee Recovering After Years of High Water
Conservation

Lake Okeechobee Recovering After Years of High Water

Plants growing in Lake Okeechobee — both emergent marshes as well as submerged grasses — are a critical part of this ecosystem. In addition to providing habitat for fish and wildlife, these plants also help to take up nutrients that fuel algae blooms in the lake and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries.

Audubon Works Towards Immediate Action After Scientists Reveal Huge Losses of North American Birds
Birds

Audubon Works Towards Immediate Action After Scientists Reveal Huge Losses of North American Birds

A study by a joint team of conservation biologists describes a steady decline of nearly three billion North American birds since 1970.

Outpost Property to Remain in Conservation in St. Johns County
Coastal Conservation

"Outpost" property will remain in conservation in St. Johns County.

A land-use change request for the 100-acre parcel of wetlands and coastal hammock has been shelved.

Michael Dooner Wins Audubon Florida's 2019 Sustainable Forestry Award
News

Michael Dooner Wins Audubon Florida's 2019 Sustainable Forestry Award

— On August 22, 2019, Audubon Florida recognized Michael Dooner with the 2019 Sustainable Forestry Award at the Florida Forestry Association’s Annual Meeting in Miramar Beach, FL.

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