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First-of-its-Kind Digital Platform Reveals Migration Data for Birds Across the Western Hemisphere Just in Time for Fall Migration
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First-of-its-Kind Digital Platform Reveals Migration Data for Birds Across the Western Hemisphere Just in Time for Fall Migration

Interactive digital platform visualizes the incredible journeys of migratory birds through Florida, including some of our most iconic species: Roseate Spoonbills.

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Florida Cabinet and Governor Approve 19,800+ Acres for Conservation
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Florida Cabinet and Governor Approve 19,800+ Acres for Conservation

Projects will protect critical headwaters, working forests, and recreation areas.

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Audubon and Florida Park Service Team Up for Dry Prairie Conservation
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Audubon and Florida Park Service Team Up for Dry Prairie Conservation

A new bunkhouse will be constructed at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park.

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News & Updates

Restoration Blueprint Charts a Path Forward for Keys Ecosystems
Everglades

Restoration Blueprint Charts a Path Forward for Keys Ecosystems

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary needs more protection. The critical natural resources within its borders face threats from increased boating, fishing, and diving pressure, as well as from ocean acidification and warming, pollution, and habitat loss from sea level rise and intense storm events.

Florida Bay Spoonbills Struggle with Sea Level Rise During Nesting Season
Everglades

Florida Bay Spoonbills Struggle with Sea Level Rise During Nesting Season

The Roseate Spoonbill is considered an umbrella species and an indicator of overall Everglades and Florida Bay health.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Does Its Job after Hurricane Ian
Everglades

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Does Its Job after Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian significantly changed the shape of Southwest Florida’s coastline and the lives of many who live near it. Fortunately, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary’s iconic boardwalk and Blair Visitor Center sustained only minor damage.

Snail Count for Snail Kites
Everglades

Snail Count for Snail Kites

The Florida apple snail population declined after two severe droughts in the early 2000s. How did Snail Kites, who rely on the species as their sole food source, survive?

Miami-Dade County Fails to Hold Urban Development Boundary Line
Everglades

Miami-Dade County Fails to Hold Urban Development Boundary Line

Miami’s health, quality of life, and economy depend upon a healthy Everglades and Biscayne Bay.

Audubon Uses its Science to Inform Southwest Florida Everglades Restoration and Regional Water Policy
Everglades

Audubon Uses its Science to Inform Southwest Florida Everglades Restoration and Regional Water Policy

In 2020, Audubon scientists made a startling discovery: water is quickly disappearing from Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

Audubon Travels to Washington, D.C. to Talk Everglades
Everglades

Audubon Travels to Washington, D.C. to Talk Everglades

Audubon traveled to Capitol Hill this past fall to be a voice for Everglades restoration in South Florida.

Audubon Florida Honors Local Chapters, Projects at 2022 Chapter Celebration
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Audubon Florida Honors Local Chapters, Projects at 2022 Chapter Celebration

— Six of the state's 45 chapters received awards in the categories of Education, Conservation, and Chapter of the Year.
Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s 123rd Annual Christmas Bird Count
Birds

Count Birds for Science during Audubon’s 123rd Annual Christmas Bird Count

Thousands of participants will be part of the world’s longest-running wildlife census, which contributes invaluable data to bird population research. Audubon's Everglades Science Center staff will co-lead a count in the Florida Keys.

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