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Photos Upend Theory on Ghost Orchid Pollination
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Photos Alter Ghost Orchid Theories

Image of Fig Sphinx Moth Pollinating Corkscrew's 'Super" Ghost Orchid Surprises Scientists

Season’s first flower appears on Corkscrew’s “Super” Ghost Orchid
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Season’s first flower appears on Corkscrew’s “Super” Ghost Orchid

First bloom occurs on June 27, 2019. In 2018, the first appeared July 8.

Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit At Corkscrew
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Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit At Corkscrew

A traveling exhibit of award-winning photographs will be on display in the Gallery Café from July 1 to September 30.

Wetland of Distinction Coverage
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Wetland of Distinction Coverage

Honor bestowed on Corkscrew by the Society of Wetland Scientists is noted by the Fort Myers News-Press and Florida Weekly

2019 Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Magazine
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2019 Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Magazine

A habitat in harmony is the theme of Corkscrew's annual magazine for 2019. Nature needs people and people need nature.

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists
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Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists

— Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary was recently recognized as the newest Wetland of Distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists. The first wetland in the southern U.S. to obtain this recognition, the initiative was created in 2017 “to promote awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of some of the country’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes.”
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Honors Volunteers at Annual Appreciation Dinner
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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Honors Volunteers at Annual Appreciation Dinner

Volunteers of the Year are recognized in service areas and for special service, and others are honored for achieving service-hour plateaus.

Legendary Ed Carlson Launches Corkscrew's 65th Anniversary Celebration
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Legendary Ed Carlson Launches Corkscrew's 65th Anniversary Celebration

Carlson appeared at the After Hours event on March 29, 2019, with a talk and historic photo presentation titled "Ramblings of an Old Audubon Warden"

Now Hiring Sales Associates
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Now Hiring Sales Associates

Join the exciting team in our Blair Audubon Visitor Center

Global Wellness Day
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Global Wellness Day

An extra Swamp Meditation added on June 8 for day of local health and fitness events

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