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Early Season Timing of Hurricane Elsa Wreaks Havoc on Sea and Shorebird Babies
Coastal Conservation

Early Season Timing of Hurricane Elsa Wreaks Havoc on Sea and Shorebird Babies

Storm surge flooded nesting sites with eggs and young chicks across the Gulf Coast

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The Growing Climate Solutions Act will Help Farmers and the Environment
Conservation

The Growing Climate Solutions Act will Help Farmers and the Environment

Kate Herrin reflects on how GCSA will impact her Florida Panhandle community.

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CLI Student Leads Marine Debris Cleanup
Chapters & Centers

CLI Student Leads Marine Debris Cleanup

by Emma Wilkinson, CLI student 2020-2021.

St. Pete Bookstore Inspired by Nesting Black Skimmers
Coastal Conservation

St. Pete Bookstore Inspired by Nesting Black Skimmers

Black Skimmers inspire Tombolo Books.

Audubon Florida Urges Stiffer Fines for Removal of Least Tern Colony from Keys Yacht Club: A Statement from Executive Director Julie Wraithmell
Coastal Conservation

Audubon Florida Statement Urges Stiffer Fines in Reaction to Removal of Least Tern Colony from Keys Yacht Club: A Statement from Executive Director Julie Wraithmell

There must be stiffer penalties for violating wildlife laws, otherwise they simply become the cost of doing business. Florida must do better.

Allyson Webb of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wins Prestigious Burl Long Award
Chapters & Centers

Allyson Webb of Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wins Prestigious Burl Long Award

The Burl Long Award honors Dr. Burl Long, a founding member of the Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI). It is an annual award given to the NRLI Fellow who best exemplifies the program’s mission of seeking inclusive, collaborative solutions to Florida’s challenging natural resource issues.

St. Johns River Water Management District Adopts New Minimum Flows and Water Levels
Conservation

St. Johns River Water Management District Adopts New Minimum Flows and Water Levels

Northeast Florida Policy Associate Chris Farrell explains how the new levels will impact Lake Brooklyn and Lake Geneva.

A Look into Baby Season at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Audubon Center For Birds Of Prey

A Look into Baby Season at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Audubon Center Director Katie Warner sits down with David Fitzpatrick, Seasonal Raptor Care Assistant, to hear about his experience with baby season in the Center’s Raptor Trauma Clinic. Each year the Center hires seasonal staff to provide extra support during this busy time of year.

Vanessa Miot Turns to South Florida Parks in Pursuit of Bird Photography
News

Vanessa Miot Turns to South Florida Parks in Pursuit of Bird Photography

While zooming in on South Florida's bird diversity, Miot connects her children with the natural world.

Invasive Plant Removal at Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuaries Improves Habitat
Coastal Conservation

Invasive Plant Removal at Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuaries Improves Habitat

A diverse habitat will be more resilient in the face of rising sea levels and temperatures.

Water Quality Woes Continue to Plague Nesting Efforts in the Southwest
Coastal Conservation

Water Quality Woes Continue to Plague Nesting Efforts in the Southwest

The sepsis summer of 2020 caps off a series of mortality events in the region.

Reflecting on the 2020 Nesting Season as the 2021 Chicks and Fledglings Appear
News

Reflecting on the 2020 Nesting Season as the 2021 Chicks and Fledglings Appear

The 2020 season gave us both reason to hope and concerning developments for Florida’s sea and shorebirds.

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