Maria Lamb | Coastal Breeze News | May 19, 2022
On my street, there are five active construction sites for new homes. The remaining vacant lots are “hosts” to burrowing owls and gopher tortoises. According to Audubon Western Everglades, (AWE) the most common cause of death for gopher tortoises and burrowing owls are vehicular strikes. The slow-moving gopher tortoise is no match for speeding construction and landscape vehicles and both tortoises and owls are at high risk for habitat loss. Read more...
AWE IN THE NEWS
We love it when publications seek us out to highlight our work. Here are some favorite articles.
By Scott Weidensaul | Audubon Magazine | July 21, 2020
We are excited to have our Owl Watch Program featured in Audubon Magazine’s latest Summer 2020 edition. Check it out!
By Scott H. Hook, Author and Photographer | Coastal Breeze | April 28, 2022
“We had an idea to educate students on Marco,” said Lori Beall of the Audubon, "but we didn’t want to do the elementary and middle school levels, we wanted to target the high school level and show them all of these beautiful resources and endangered species that are right in their backyard that they might not realize how important it is to protect and do conservation. Continue..
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