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Conservationists -- Florida

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Audubon Florida Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary records

Identifier: MS-2020-03
Content Description The records of Audubon Florida's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, a site which had been protected by Audubon wardens since the 1910s. With no interest from the state in preserving the area, Audubon Florida founded the sanctuary in the mid-1950s. From an initial 5,000 acres, it was expanded to more than 13,000 acres. It is especially notable for its bald cypress forest and cypress domes, the only part of the original Fakahatchee cypress strand in the area to be preserved from logging, which...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955 - 2019

Audubon Florida's Coastal Islands Sanctuaries collection

Identifier: MS-2016-02
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

Florida Audubon Society Slide Collection

 Collection — Papes; slides
Identifier: A57

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