Duran Golf Club Recognized By Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses

The Duran Golf Club continues to show a strong commitment to its environmental program

Duran Golf Club has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative  Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon  International program.

BREVARD COUNTY, VIERA • FLORIDA– Duran Golf Club has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative  Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon  International program.

Andrew M. Norman, the Superintendent, led the effort to maintain sanctuary status on this course. Duran Golf Club was designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in  2020 and is one of over 900 courses in the world to hold certification from Audubon International. 

The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, endorsed by the United States Golf  Association, provides information and guidance to help golf courses preserve and enhance wildlife habitat and protect natural resources.

Golf courses from the United States, Africa, Australia, Canada,  Central America, Europe, Mexico, and Southeast Asia have achieved recertification in the program. 

“Duran Golf Club continues to show a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for maintaining the natural heritage of the area by protecting the local watershed and providing a sanctuary for wildlife on DURAN’s golf course property,” said Christine Kane, CEO at  Audubon International.  

“To retain certification, a course must demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas,” explained Kane. These categories include Environmental Planning, Wildlife & Habitat Management, Outreach and Education, Chemical Use  Reduction and Safety, Water Conservation, and Water Quality Management.

Duran Golf Club just completed successful recertification after having maintained three years of certification by Audubon  International. 

About Audubon International: 

Audubon International is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) environmental education organization dedicated to providing people with the education and assistance they need to practice responsible management of land, water, wildlife, and other natural resources.

To meet this mission, the organization provides training, services, and a set of award-winning environmental education and certification programs for individuals, organizations, properties, new developments, and entire communities.  

For more information, contact Audubon International at 120 Defreest Drive, Troy, NY 12180, 1-844- 767-9051, e-mail at acsp@auduboninternational.org, or visit the website at  www.auduboninternational.org.

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