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  • A beautiful sunset on the water with three kayaks one with a dog on board.
    Information icon Participants enjoy FAVOR’s monthly Full Moon Kayak adventure, a trip that goes north into Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Mary Lou Dickson.

    Third annual Outdoor Fest to showcase Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges

    February 15, 2018 | 4 minute read

    Get an up-close take on the great outdoors with the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge system celebration Saturday, March 10th through Saturday, March 17th, with the third annual Outdoor Fest.  Read the full story...

  • Two small deer walking across a street.
    Pair of Key deer. Photo by Bree McGhee, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

    Florida Keys national wildlife refuges visitor center re-opens with modified hours due to Hurricane Irma

    November 29, 2017 | 2 minute read

    The Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex Visitor Center located at 179 Key Deer Blvd. in the Big Pine Key shopping plaza has now re-opened with modified hours and days on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays from 10 am- 3 pm. This Visitor Center serves the National Key Deer Refuge, Crocodile Lake NWR, Great White Heron NWR and Key West NWR. Residents and visitors are welcome to come on in, say hello and take advantages of the opportunities offered.  Read the full story...

  • A hand painted sign on plywood welcoming residents back to the Keys
    Welcoming residents home to the Keys. Photo by USFWS.

    Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex phased re-opening

    October 30, 2017 | 3 minute read

    On September 5, 2017, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service closed all facilities and trails and cancelled all planned programs in the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Key Largo, the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key and the Key West and Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuges in the lower Keys as a result of Hurricane Irma. Like our neighbors, the Refuges and Refuge infrastructure sustained the whole spectrum of hurricane damage ranging from cosmetic to total destruction.  Read the full story...

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