Hammock Dunes Club Celebrates 20 years of Audubon International Membership

Hammock Dunes Club in Palm Coast, Florida celebrates 20 years of membership with Audubon International (AI) this year. The Oceanfront Links Course, an 18-hole golf course with oceanfront views, joined AI’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf in 2001 and swiftly became certified within the year. The second course to achieve ACSP certification was their Creek…

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Bass Pro Shops and Johnny Morris set a total new standard for sustainability in the golf world

BIG CEDAR BECOMES FIRST RESORT IN THE WORLD TO RECEIVE UNPRECEDENTED AUDUBON INTERNATIONAL SIGNATURE SANCTUARY STATUS CERTIFICATIONS ON ALL FIVE GOLF COURSES Ridgedale, MO – Big Cedar Lodge today announced that it has become the only resort in the world to have all five of its premier golf courses designated as Audubon International Signature Sanctuary locations. The independent…

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Ready to Say Aloha to Green Fairways and Island Time?

As our travel opportunities grow this fall and summer, don’t forget to include trips to environmentally sustainable golf courses on your list. Golf Courses filter storm water runoff, offer outdoor recreation and provide green spaces and wildlife habitat in urban and rural areas. Audubon International is proud to environmentally certify over 800 golf courses around…

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Amelia Island Plantation embraces 2 years of Sustainable Communities Certification

Amelia Island Plantation, a 495-acre private community in Florida located on the western most barrier island on the Eastern Coast, has a long way since beginning its journey in Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program in 2018. This residential neighborhood encompasses maritime forests, expansive salt marshes, and extensive dune systems that stretch along 3.5 miles of…

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FGBC and Audubon International Announce Partnership to Enhance and Promote Florida Sustainable Communities

For Immediate Release ORLANDO, Fla. (November 19, 2019) — The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) and Audubon International have partnered up to help Florida communities achieve national recognition for their sustainability achievements with a seamless connection between Audubon International’s Sustainable Communities Program (SCP) and FGBC’s Local Green Government Program. “We are excited to launch this…

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Help save the monarch butterfly with free seed for your golf course

September 25, 2019 | Megan HirtFiled to: Pollinators A monarch butterfly in Grover Beach, Calif. Photo by Kyle Glenn/Unsplash If you’ve ever considered adding plants that support monarch butterflies or other pollinators to your golf course, there’s no better time than the present to give that idea wings (eye-catching orange-and-black wings at that). Audubon International’s Monarchs in the Rough program is…

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Anuvia Plant Nutrients and Audubon International Team Up For Multi-Year Study of Sustainable Practices for Golf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ZELLWOOD, Fla. — September 12, 2019– Anuvia Plant Nutrients and Audubon International announce a partnership that will include a multi-year study to evaluate the environmental, sustainability and performance benefits of Anuvia’s bio-based GreenTRX™ fertilizer for golf courses that are involved in the Audubon’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP). In addition, through the partnership,…

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Volunteers of All Ages Gather on Golf Courses for Species-Counting Competition

Golf courses host 5th annual competition to document large diversity of species living on golf courses TROY, NY –Nearly 1,000 volunteers visited golf courses worldwide to participate in Audubon International’s 5th annual BioBlitz. This event, sponsored by the United States Golf Association (USGA), provides a unique opportunity for golf courses to engage their community members in…

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Fairway to table: Growing fresh food at Cordova Bay Golf Course

The beautiful, bountiful gardens at a British Columbia course have become an important source of produce for its restaurant and a cornerstone of its identity. July 2019 | Dean Piller and Emily Peltier Filed to: Gardens, Pollinators, Canada A drone’s-eye view of the main vegetable garden at Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, British Columbia.…

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