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Help Us Advance the Field of Ornithology

Your donation will help us fund the following functions:

Publish our peer-reviewed scientific journal, The Florida Field Naturalist, and our quarterly membership newsletter, The Snail Kite

Give out grants and awards on a competitive basis to students and professionals for research and education related to birds in Florida

Maintain a records committee to evaluate reports of wild birds in Florida and keep a checklist of Florida’s avifauna.

Disseminate special publications related to the birds of Florida

Hold meetings, scientific seminars, and fiel trips to engage membership and other’s interested in Florida’s birds

Support projects that collect data on natural history of Florida animals for scientific purposes

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Your contribution is an investment in the future of bird research and conservation. Every donation, regardless of size, plays a pivotal role in supporting our initiatives dedicated to preserving avian species and their habitats. With your help, we can conduct vital research, support conservation projects, and foster educational programs that promote bird welfare and environmental sustainability. Together, we can make a substantial difference in ensuring the survival of our avian friends for generations to come. Your support is not just a donation; it’s a commitment to safeguarding the beauty and diversity of our natural world. Join us in this crucial mission and be a part of creating a brighter future for our feathered companions. Every contribution matters.

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