Naturalist Corner

A place for news, resources and updates on the preserve and surrounding area.

Audubon EagleWatch Annual Report

In This Issue: Bald Eagle Populations are on the Rise! Partnerships are Key to Success for Eagles Nesting on Man-made Structures From Rescue to Resighting,

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Audubon EagleWatch Program

Based at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Audubon EagleWatch seeks information about Bald Eagles, active nest locations, and possible disturbances or threats to

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Biophilia Center

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is located in Freeport, Florida, about 30 minutes from the Coffeen Nature Preserve.  The Biophilia Center is a state-of-the-art environmental

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Wintering Hummingbirds

Many people in the Florida panhandle enjoy Ruby-throated hummingbirds during summer and fall but are not aware a hummingbird might spend the winter in their

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Land Turtles

While driving through the Preserve, one will occasionally see some turtles. Turtles are divided into those which are aquatic and those which are terrestrial, such

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Yards and Landscapes

Early spring is a great time to think about the land that surrounds your house. Fortunately, you have plenty of choices. One of them could

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Florida Sea Turtles

With streamline bodies and flipper-like limbs, sea turtles are graceful swimmers well-adapted to life in the marine world.  Each species has their own set of

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