National Audubon Society

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Love the Everglades at FIU

    The environmental keystone of the South Florida ecosystem, the Everglades, remains the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, and a landscape of almost mystical power. "Grassy Waters," the Seminole first called it; "River of Grass," the Anglos later said. See also: Dropping Acid in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Burrowing Owl Gets Tangled in Somebody's Hair Weave

    At Vista View Park in Davie, four baby burrowing owls are prompting some wacky human activity. Burrowing owls are protected in Florida. Their populations are threatened because of habitat destruction that has come as humans develop natural areas. These days, the owls often build their burrows in o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    FAU Plans to Demolish Acres of Burrowing Owl Habitat to Construct New Dormitories

    The very owls Florida Atlantic University is named after are being seriously threatened by the school's ever-expanding buildings and dormitories. Burrowing owls, along with gopher tortoises and other species of life, currently live in a nature preserve nestled between the campus parking lot and Boca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Seminole to Protest FPL Power Plant on Earth Day

    Under the banner of environmental preservation and with leading participation by the Independent Traditional Seminole Nation, Earth Day will see protests against FPL's plans for a power plant in the Everglades on the border of the Big Cypress Reservation. See also:Welcome to the Everglades Ranch Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    State Rep. Mark Pafford Leads Nature Tours for the Public

    When WPB State Rep. Mark Pafford announced he was offering walking tours of the Florida outback to his constituents (and anyone else who cares to make the trip), "bemused" was the word that came to mind: What was a nice Jewish boy from Miami doing trekking around in the swamp, scoping out the wildli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Free Market Florida, Mad at EPA Investigation Into Herschel Vinyard, Says EPA Should Investigate Itself

    It didn't take long for the business community to come running to the defense of Herschel Vinyard.Free Market Florida, a self-described "unapologetic advocate for the principles of the free market," on Thursday issued a press release saying that the Environmental Protection Agency sho ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    Pickpocketing the Public: Part 1

    The "renewable energy" program you're chipping in for spews the same old pollutants

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Bitter Sugar

    Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    The Great Slurp

    Gov. Bush's Scripps gamble is sucking up state funds -- and the Everglades with it

  • News

    January 8, 2004


    Yeah, Jeb's boys saved the Miami Blue. But since then, it's been open season on the environment.

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2003
  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    High School Hoops

    Teams from across the continent compete with the locals

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Paradise Crushed

    A lush idyllic chunk of the Everglades was transformed by bulldozers and a huge tree-eating juggernaut

  • Dining

    February 28, 2002

    Pick Your Battles

    There are all kinds of reasons not to eat hearty pub fare at Trafalgar Tavern. Ignore them.

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    The Glades Trade

    The state has a big job in trying to save the Everglades. Question is, Does it know what it's doing?

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Slaughter Alley

    Big, dead cats in the middle of the road -- lots of them

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    A Natural Alliance

    Buck Island Ranch is home to the threatened caracara, and it's a laboratory where ranchers and conservationists are learning to work together

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    Bureaucrats Play "Skim the Cat"

    Money from Florida's best-selling license plate was supposed to help protect the panther. Instead it's going for swamp buggies and butterfly gardens.

  • Calendar

    December 25, 1997