Florida Audubon Society
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection reflects decades of ecological research undertaken by Audubon Florida at the Everglades Science Center in Tavernier, Florida. Boxes 1 and 2 of the collection represent the earlier history of the research center, including the following two studies, primarily conducted by Alexander Sprunt: I. Life Studies of the White-crowned Pigeon in the Florida Keys and the Caribbean; II. Endangered Species Act - Laws, Regulations, Literature. The remaining boxes are comprised of research...
Dates: Created: 1956-1998; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to the Audubon Society’s Florida Coastal Island Sanctuaries, whose mission is the protection of the great colonial waterbird populations of the Florida coast, and the natural systems that support them. Materials in this collection include reports from wildlife wardens, Florida sanctuaries, Texas sanctuaries, Whiskey Stump, Green Island, Tavernier, and the Florida Keys. Logs and studies in this collection report on bird populations, landscape...
Dates: Created: 1918-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1995; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2016
Collection — Container: Papes; slides
Abstract This collection consists of slide presentations, photographs, video tapes, bird reports, and promotional and educational materials from the Florida Audubon Society. The materials in this collection document local bird life, conservation projects, and infrastructure issues, as well as environmental initiatives specific to the Florida Audubon Society branch. Most of all, the slides document the educational efforts of the Audubon Society in Florida, specifically in the Tampa Bay region.
Dates: Created: 1900-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2015
Collection — Container: Annual reports
Abstract This collection consists of publications relating to a bird migration study conducted by Harry Robinson. Robinson has been conducting research in the eastern half of Lake Apopka North Shore Restoration Area since August 15, 1998. Thus far, Robinson has published annual reports for the first sixteen years of his study of the 10,000 acre Central Florida reserve. Additionally, he has published three five-year reports. His study is currently ongoing and further publications of his research are...
Dates: Created: 1998-2017; Other: Date acquired: 09/28/2016
Collection — Container: reports and photographs
Abstract This collection is composed of records from Audubon Florida's station at Lorida near Sebring. These include environmental reports, documents concerning conflicts with neighbors and violators, internal correspondence, and information on the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park.
Dates: Created: 1935-2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2010; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2016
Abstract This collection consists of the research materials left behind by renowned ornithologist field researcher Robert Porter Allen. While doing research for the Audubon Society, Allen researched and wrote extensively on the flamingo, roseate spoonbill, and whooping crane, among others. His groundbreaking research on the whooping crane, including his identification of Canada's Slave Lake as the crane's northern nesting place, is acknowledged to have brought the species back from sure extinction. ...
Dates: Created: 1920-2000, predominantly 1930-1963. ; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2015