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Celebrating a 70 Year Legacy of Wetland Conservation at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Celebrating a 70 Year Legacy of Wetland Conservation at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

In 1954, brave voices in our community spoke up to save ancient trees from the threat of the axe and saw. Thanks to their efforts, today we protect 13,000-plus acres in Southwest Florida as a haven for plants, animals, and people.

American Bittern from Connecticut Tracked to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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American Bittern from Connecticut Tracked to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

While this bird will not make the return trip, others like it are informing researchers of their needs through tracking devices.

Rainfall and Water Levels from November 2023
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Rainfall and Water Levels from November 2023

After a dry October, the Sanctuary experienced twice the average amount of rainfall in November.

Elon University Student Conducts Insect Research at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Elon University Student Conducts Insect Research at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The Sanctuary’s biodiversity inspires visiting researchers from around the nation and world.

Migrating Red Knot Recorded by Motus Station at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Migrating Red Knot Recorded by Motus Station at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The shorebird was detected by a station at Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada, in July.

Florida Gulf Coast University Student Completes Service-Learning Project about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Florida Gulf Coast University Student Completes Service-Learning Project about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

The Immokalee resident visited the Sanctuary as an elementary student. It left a lasting impression.

Celebrating 70 Years of Wetland Conservation at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Celebrating 70 Years of Wetland Conservation at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

In 1954, brave voices in our community spoke up to save ancient trees from the threat of the axe and saw. Thanks to their efforts, today we protect 13,000-plus acres in Southwest Florida as a haven for plants, animals, and people.

Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Receives Grant from the Collier Community Foundation
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Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Receives Grant from the Collier Community Foundation

The $30,000 grant will support efforts underway at the Western Everglades Research Center.

Photographer-in-Residence Exhibit
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Photographer-in-Residence Exhibit

See the Sanctuary through the eyes of these fine artists from Feb. 2 through December 30, 2024.

Monitoring Mammals for Conservation
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Monitoring Mammals for Conservation

More than 930,000 photos have already provided valuable information on mammal populations in the Sanctuary since 2013.

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