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Getting to Know the New Sanctuary Director, Keith Laakkonen

The Southwest Florida native talks about his new job and shares tips for birders.

Wood Stork Monitoring Flight Shows Nests at the Sanctuary
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Wood Stork Monitoring Flight Shows Nests at the Sanctuary

Nesting and roosting activity were observed at the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wood Stork colony on January 10, 2023.

Rainfall and Water Level Update
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Rainfall and Water Level Update

Rainfall and water levels as of January 1, 2023.

Audubon Names Keith Laakkonen as Director at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Audubon Names Keith Laakkonen as Director at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Florida native has a background in watershed management, environmental policy, wildlife ecology, prescribed fire management, and more.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wild Florida Adventure Camp 2023
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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Wild Florida Adventure Camp 2023

Exciting, nature-based summer camp for children ages 6-12 years - enrollment begins January 3, 2023.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Announces Members-Only Lecture Series
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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Announces Members-Only Lecture Series

Monthly lectures are free for current members.

Ducklings Displaced Before Hurricane Ian's Arrival Find New Homes at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
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Ducklings Displaced Before Hurricane Ian's Arrival Find New Homes at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Nine Black-bellied Whistling Ducks were released into wetlands at the Sanctuary.

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Partners with Florida Power & Light Company to Renovate the Discovery Center Experience
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Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Partners with Florida Power & Light Company to Renovate the Discovery Center Experience

Through FPL’s charitable arm, the NextEra Energy Foundation, the company committed a gift to support new educational exhibits and other enhancements at the Sanctuary.

Discoveries After Dusk - December 8
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Discoveries After Dusk - December 8

Discover the magic of the swamp after dusk!

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