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Audubon Florida and South Florida Breweries Launch the Everglades Brewers Council
Everglades

Audubon Florida and South Florida Breweries Launch the Everglades Brewers Council

Audubon Florida and a coalition of South Florida breweries have teamed up to launch the Everglades Brewers Council. Our members are driven by a united goal: to protect South Florida’s water and amplify regional resilience by promoting Everglades restoration and other vital conservation policies.

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Red Knots Return to Outback Key after Devastating Red Tide Bloom in 2018
Coastal Conservation

Red Knots Return to Outback Key after Devastating Red Tide Bloom in 2018

Red Knots are returning to beaches once ravaged by a harmful algal bloom. Will red tide hurt their populations again this year?

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Red Tide Wreaks Havoc along Marco Island, Naples, and Ft. Myers
News

Red Tide Wreaks Havoc along Marco Island, Naples, and Ft. Myers

A new algal bloom has killed fish, birds, sea turtles, and more.

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News & Updates

Audubon Center Unveils New Exhibit Focused on Raptor Protection
Chapters & Centers

Audubon Center Unveils New Exhibit Focused on Raptor Protection

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey unveiled a new exhibit at their location in Maitland on Friday, October 11th.

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.

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