Rockin’ Refuge Rangers! The National Key Deer Refuge (NKDR) offers a series of free, kid-friendly, nature-oriented programs on Saturday mornings on Big Pine Key. Our Rockin’ Refuge Ranger events are open to all children in grades K-6 who are accompanied by parent or guardian. The programs will run from 9:45 am-12pm and will have an indoor and outdoor (field trip) component. We’ll meet at the NKDR Visitor Center in the Winn Dixie Shopping Plaza on Big Pine Key. Pre-registration is required for these programs. For details, or to pre-register, contact Kristie Killam at or email " target="_blank" rel="noopener">
Upcoming topics include:
February 21 – The Wonders of Wetlands
February 28 – Insects– What’s all the Buzz about?
March 7 – Butterflies– Beautiful and Amazing!
March 14 – Beaches & Tidal Pools-Who lives here?
March 21 – Endangered Species– in the Keys and beyond.
March 28 – Food Chains and Food Webs-What’s for lunch?