Skip Navigation

Features

  • ekipmtnrotator

    Calling All 4th graders!

    Starting this year, every 4th grader across the country is eligible to receive a free Park pass!

    Learn More!

  • livingwithcrocs rotator

    Living with Crocodiles

    Crocodile-human conflicts are still extremely rare, but as with almost any animal, people must still use caution when living near them.

    Learn More

  • fblogorotator

    Visit Us

    Want to stay up to date on the happenings at the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges? Visit us at our Facebook Page

    Like us on Facebook

Wildlife

American Crocodile

Croc Promo

One of the primary reasons that the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 was to protect and preserve critical habitat for the American crocodile. American crocodiles historically occurred throughout mangrove and estuarine areas of South Florida, including the Florida Keys.

Learn More

About the Complex

Florida Keys Wildlife Refuges Complex

Complex Graphic

The Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex protects over 400,000 acres for wildlife in the Florida Keys.

Crocodile Lake is managed as part of the Florida Keys Wildlife Refuges Complex.

Learn more about the complex 

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

Follow NWRS Online

 

 

Updating Scientific Research and Monitoring Compatible Use for Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge

KL woodrat

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting public review and comment on continuing scientific research and monitoring on Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The draft compatibility determination and Environmental Impact Statement are available for public review and comment, as listed. The 30-day public comment period ends 9/9/2016.

Public Comment on Crocodile Lake Compatibility Determination
Page Photo Credits — Crocodile Lake Banner: USFWS, Crocodile: Scott Beasley, EKIP Logo: National Park Foundation, Facebook Logo: Facebook, Heron Sunrise: Mickey Foster, Pet Ownership Cartoon: Nancy Chatelaine, Crocodile Rotator: Adam Emerick/USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2016
Return to main navigation