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Audubon International’s BioBlitz 2018 Results ARE IN

Thousands of Volunteers Converge on Golf Courses for Species-Counting Competition Golf courses join fourth annual competition to document large diversity of species that call golf courses home FEATURE IMAGE: Participants at Southwinds Golf Course, FL’s 2018 Junior BioBlitz Day (Photo credit: Sean Steinemann / Cheryl Glick) TROY, NY – Audubon International’s BioBlitz 2018 recorded over 2,000 unique species of…

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New Water & Sustainability Innovation Award Now Accepting Nominations

New award will recognize sustainable projects with a focus on water use efficiency. July 10, 2018, NEW YORK— Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Audubon International are now accepting nominations for the Water & Sustainability Innovation Award—a new opportunity for landscape companies, organizations and municipalities. “As critical water challenges become increasingly prevalent, innovative projects that use sustainable…

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Audubon International Recognizes White Haven Memorial Park for 20 Years of Certification as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary

White Haven Memorial Park Recognized for Environmental Excellence PITTSFORD, NY – On June 28, 2018, Audubon International recognized White Haven Memorial Park for 20 years of certification as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary through its commitment to environmental stewardship and efforts to maintain a comprehensive environmental management program focused on wildlife and habitat management, water…

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Hundreds of Golf Courses Tee Up to Help Monarch Butterflies

Golf Course Managers Across North America Have Begun Planting Milkweed and Wildflower Habitat to Attract Butterflies, Bees and…Golfers. (TROY, NY) Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recently partnered to launch Monarchs in the Rough, a program to assist golf courses in the United States, Canada and Mexico in creating habitat for monarch butterflies and other…

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Silo Ridge Preparing for Spring in Upstate NY

Almost every golf course in the northeast looks like this right now. Even though Silo Ridge Golf Club, near Amenia, NY, looks this way on the outside, plants are pushing their heads up through the soil on the inside. Back in December, the staff began a series of trials at their green house with various…

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Audubon International partners with Monarch Joint Venture to get ‘Monarchs in the Rough’

(TROY, NY) Audubon International is the newest partner of the Monarch Joint Venture, the largest collaborative established to arrest the decline of monarch butterflies. With a wide range of programs involving high-quality environmental education, such as the global Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, it is no surprise that Audubon International has made great ecological stewardship gains in communities, neighborhoods…

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Saving Butterflies, One Golf Course at a Time

Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund team with golf courses to create habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators (TROY, NY) Audubon International and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have partnered to launch Monarchs in the Rough, a program to assist golf courses in the United States, Canada and Mexico in creating monarch butterfly habitat in out-of-play areas. The program is…

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Cateechee Golf Club Calculates their Carbon Footprint for Recent Recertification

Congratulations to Cateechee Golf Club on the recent recertification as the only Certified Signature Sanctuary in the state of Georgia. Buck Workman, CGCS, superintendent since the course joined the Signature Program in 1997, welcomed a new owner in 2017, Charley and Kelli Schell of Pilot Realty Investment. Since then, the course has undergone renovations including…

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Audubon International Members Claim Top Awards for GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf

All individual Environmental Leaders in Golf award winners are superintendents at Audubon International member courses 18 of 19 ELGA Chapter & Merit award winners also at Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Courses TROY, NY –  Audubon International is pleased to announce that superintendents at its Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary member courses won all of the individual…

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An Update on Saving the Endangered Ae’o

Kohanaiki Golf Club, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is the only Certified Audubon International Signature Sanctuary in Hawaii. Its stewards continue their work to improve habitat for the endangered Ae’o. See what progress they have made in 2017 in this article written by Nancy Richardson, Director of Signature and Classic Programs, and Joe Przygodzinski, Director of Agronomy at Kohanaiki. Click here…

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