I have long advised those of you who want to post about environmental and
conservationist subjects to do so on AUDUBON's FL-GENERAL discussion list.
Sadly, I forward to you the following message I have, as a subscriber
myself, received today. [I interject here that TEXBIRDS which has been
hosted by the Audubon lists heretofore has had to find another host,
University of Houston, so it is not just Florida that is suffering from the
There are other alternatives, however, that you can take advantage of that
are described in the message. I hope you will do so. It is my
understanding that you do not have to be an Audubon member to avail
yourselves of these public facilities.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Audubon of Florida" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2002 11:48 AM
Subject: fl-general listserv cancelation
> FL-General listserv subscribers:
> Due to an unexpected 300% increase in the cost to maintain the FL-General
> listserv, I regret to inform you that the listserv has been canceled.
> Audubon of Florida will continue to provide you with up to date
> on critical conservation and environmental issues though our other
> electronic communications.
> Many of you have recently been receiving communications through Audubon of
> Florida's online Advocacy Center, a new feature on our web site. Through
> signing up and participating in our online Advocacy Center you have the
> option to receive alerts on statewide conservation issues and one or both
> our e-newsletters.
> The Advocate e-newsletter is the statewide conservation advocacy
> that is distributed weekly during the legislative session and monthly to
> bi-monthly the rest of the year.
> The Restore e-newsletter comes out in a digest format and provides an
> on Everglades restoration and what you can do to ensure that restoration
> stays on track.
> To sign up to for the online Advocacy Center go to:
> To provide a forum for Audubon chapters in Florida to share resources and
> update one another on successful projects, Audubon has started a chapter
> newsletter that comes out both in print format and in electronic format.
> Contact Bill Lowrie in our Tallahassee office for more information on this
> chapter newsletter: [log in to unmask]
> We will continue to explore an alternative to the FL-General listserv and
> work on implementing another open community conservation forum in the
> for Audubon members and others that care about Florida's wildlife, their
> habitat, and creating a culture of conservation.
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