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Wilderness Act

Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary

Maple Leaf

We celebrate the last few months of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Three of the Cedar Keys are designated wilderness: Snake, Seahorse, and North.

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About the Complex

North Florida Refuges Complex

An administrative grouping of two or more refuges, wildlife management areas or other refuge conservation areas that are primarily managed from a central office location.

Cedar Keys is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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We Need You!

Pepper-busters Cross #4 Bridge

Pepper-buster volunteers, active around Cedar Keys for decades move to Lukens Tract on the Lower Suwanneee Refuge.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Aerial of Seahorse Key and the historic Cedar Keys Light Station, Historic Cedar Keys Light Station
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2017
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