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 near future we will practice social distancing, to stay a distance of at least 6 feet away from each other. 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 or Talks please email email@example.com.
Burrowing Owl T Shirts are now available! They make great gifts and support our Owl Watch Program. Purchase Shirts
Conservation News of Interest
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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.