Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge
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Calendar of Events

March 1 - June 30 Seahorse Key and 300 foot buffer zone around the island closed to protect colonial bird rookery
March Annual Meeting of Friends of Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Spring bird migration begins


March 3 – 10:30-2:00. Join the Ranger-led paddle to North Key, Wilderness area of the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge. Call 352/493-0238, x223 leave your contact information. Only 20 will be permitted on the paddle. Sea kayaks, pfd, whistle and water are required.


March 6 & 13 – 10:00- 11:30. Meet at Shell Mound Trailhead for this walk back in time. Learn more about Florida’s ancient cultures than you ever did in school on this easy walk over the 6,000 year old Archaeological site.


March 12 - 10:30 – 12PM. Showing of Green Fire – Aldo Leopold and the Land Ethic of our Time, at Cedar Key Library. Call 352/493-0238 for more information.
April Peak of the spring migration
Earth Day
Cedar Key Spring Arts Festival
May International Migratory Bird Day
Peak of breeding bird nesting
June - September Good time to explore the Gulf of Mexico by boat
Fall bird migration - peaks August 15 through September
July 5 - Refuge Openhouse at Seahorse Key - the lighthouse will be open for touring.
October October 3 - 5 Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Extravaganza
Get Wild during National Wildlife Refuge Week!
National Wildlife Refuge Week Celebration and Cedar Key Seafood Festival -- October 18& 19, 2008, 9:00-4:00 -- Join us for the openhouse at Seahorse Key Lighthouse.
November Good Birding Opportunities
December Audubon Christmas Bird Count


Last updated: February 12, 2014