Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge
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Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge

Thirty-three thousand conch shells buried under volcanic rock tell of human use. The 14 acre refuge was established in 1977 to protect the population natural population of the endangered St. Croix ground lizard, as well as preserve bird nesting habitat.

The Island consists of dry, forested areas with cactus scrub and small rocky beaches. Management involves habitat improvement protection and study of the St. Croix ground lizard.



Green Cay Fact Sheet

The Green Cay National Wildlife Refuges fact sheet is available in a .PDF

Last updated: September 15, 2014
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