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  • E.Glades Day Rotator

    Everglades Day is Coming!

    February 20th is Everglades Day! Join us in celebrating Songs of the Everglades.

    Everglades Day

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    Learning at Loxahatchee

    Join us on selected Thursdays for lectures on topics relating to the Refuge and the Everglades ecosystem.

    Learning at Loxahatchee

  • L40 Levee Rotator

    South L-40 Levee Reopens

    The L-40 Levee going south from Lee Road to Loxhatchee Road reopens connecting a total of 40 miles of trail.

    New Hiking and Biking Trails

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    Every Kid in a Park Passes

    Claim you 4th grade Every Kid in a Park Pass at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR and experience your public lands.

    Every Kid in a Park

Volunteer!

Volunteer at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR

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Become a volunteer at the refuge today to help conserve and protect our nations' wildlife and teach thousands of visitors that their actions today determine the conservation legacy of tomorrow.

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About the Complex

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge Complex

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge Complex is composed of two national widlife refuges in southeastern Florida.

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee is managed as part of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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On the Refuge

  • Public Use Permits

    Whether you are hunting or interested in research or planning an event, get your permits here.

    USFWS Permits
  • Fire Management

    Fire is an important part of Florida's natural ecology. Prescribed burning seeks to reproduce the positive effects of natural wildfires

    Fire Management
  • Invasive species create an imbalance in the ecosystem

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    An invasive species is one that is not native to an ecosystem and which causes, or is likely to cause, economic or environmental harm or harm to human health. Invasive species are harmful to our natural resources (fish, wildlife, plants and overall ecosystem health) because they disrupt natural communities and ecological processes. This causes harm to the native species because they are forced to compete with a new species for the same resources (food, water, shelter, etc.). The invasive species typically outcompete the native species for food and habitats and sometimes even cause their extinction. Even if the native species are not completely eliminated, the ecosystem often becomes much less diverse. A less diverse ecosystem is more susceptible to further disturbances from diseases and natural disasters.

    Invasive Species Management
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Snail kite - Lance Warley, Nile monitor - FWC
Last Updated: Feb 04, 2016

Events

  • Everglades Day is Coming!

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    February 20th is Everglades Day! Join us in celebrating Songs of the Everglades.

    Everglades Day
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