Key Deer Response Efforts
Learn about the Key deer response efforts undertaken by refuge employees!
Key deer Screwworm Recovery Effort Fact Sheet
Key Deer Weekly Update
UPDATE Dec. 3: 4,545 anti-parasitic doses administered to Key deer. Total deceased is 132. The last screwworm related death was Nov. 14.
Key Deer Update
Calling all 4th Graders!
Starting this year, every 4th grader across the country is eligible to receive a free Park pass!
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The endangered Key deer are found in the lower Florida Keys, and nowhere else in the world.Learn More
About the Complex
The Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex protects over 400,000 acres for wildlife in the Florida Keys. National Key Deer Refuge is managed as part of the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex. About the Complex
About the NWRS
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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The National Key Deer Refuge is planning to burn three locations on Big Pine Key during late summer or fall 2016, when weather conditions permit. 2016 Prescribed Burn info
The National Key Deer Refuge proposed new visitor center Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact is now available.Final Visitor Center EA and FONSI
Key deer are unique to the lower Florida Keys. They are perfectly adapted to living in the wild, they may, however, approach people looking for handouts; please help us keep them healthy and wild by not feeding them.
Call FWC Dispatch to report a dead or seriously injured key deer at
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Heron Sunrise: Mickey Foster, Refuge Banner: Noni Cay Photography, FAVOR Logo: FAVOR FL Keys, Running Fawn: Noni Cay Photography, EKIP Logo: National Park Foundation, Mangroves: Kristie Killam/USFWS, Bald Eagles: Mickey Foster, Key Deer Buck: Chad Anderson/USFWS
Last Updated: Dec 03, 2016