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Everglades Restoration Takes Three Big Steps Forward
News

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.

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EagleWatch: Recapping the 2019-2020 Season
Chapters & Centers

EagleWatch: Recapping the 2019-2020 Season

Volunteers stayed safe amidst the coronavirus pandemic to monitor Bald Eagle nests across the state.

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Ballot Measures Bring Good News for Florida's Environment
Conservation

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.

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News & Updates

Audubon Science to Help Inform Army Corps Efforts to Combine, Speed Restoration for Biscayne Bay and More
Everglades

Audubon Science to Help Inform Army Corps Efforts to Combine, Speed Restoration for Biscayne Bay and More

2020 brought the beginning of the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Project (BBSEER).

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

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
News

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
News

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
News

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
Everglades

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
News

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
Climate

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.

Florida State Parks Staff Recognized at Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly
Audubon Assembly

Florida State Parks Staff Recognized at Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly

Michelle Waterman and Allison Conboy received the Special Places Award.

Conservation Leaders Recognized at 2020 Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly
Audubon Assembly

Conservation Leaders Recognized at 2020 Audubon Florida Virtual Assembly

Seven awards presented virtually to individuals of exception.

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