AWE News of Interest
NEW Speaker Series for our 2020-2021 Season.
All Talks will be virtual this season due to COVID.
Most will be on Tuesdays at 5:30pm.
First Talk will be on October 27th:
The Reddish Egret: Conservation Biology of one of Florida’s Rarest Birds Register
Speaker Gina Kent, Senior Conservation Scientist at Avian Research and Conservation Institute
Please be aware that AWE has you, our members, best interest in mind to keep you healthy and safe from the Coronavirus. Any trips, talks or outings we are planning in the future we will continue to practice social distancing.. Individuals who may be particularly vulnerable (and the people around them) should take extra care.
If you have any questions on our upcoming Field Trips please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Slideshow Photos © Jean Hall
Founded in 1961, Audubon Western Everglades is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting South West Florida’s Natural Resources and Wildlife through advocacy, education, and community science.
Conservation & Advocacy
AWE is committed to conserving what natural resources remain in SW Florida. Our staff are working with legislators, conservation organizations, and advocacy groups to preserve rural lands, wetlands, and public lands.
Citizen Science & Outreach
We are dedicated to educing the public about imperiled bird life in SW Florida. AWE coordinates Owl Watch, a community science based program monitoring the Burrowing Owls on Marco Island. AWE also supports a winter Shorebird Stewardship Program, monitoring wintering Black Skimmers and terns.
- Information will be posted shortly for our Programs and Field Trips in the upcoming 2019-2020 Season.
- 2nd Annual Hootenanny, November 2nd at Mackle Park, Marco Island, 10am-3pm. A celebration of our Burrowing Owls
- First Program at Naples Botanical Garden is November 19th.