In order to continue to turn on the light at the historic Cedar Keys light station on Seahorse Key, Federal law requires that the Fish and Wildlife Service determine if that would be appropriate and if it would be compatible with the mission of the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge.
Below are a Press Release from the Refuge and draft "Compatible Use Determination." Refuge Manager Andrew Gude would welcome all comments from the public about the Determination. Please send comments by December 16, 2019.
The Refuge is open daily from dawn to dusk.
Due to coronavirus concerns, the headquarters building is closed to visitors. However, staff are working as usual and the Refuge is open for appropriate recreational uses including boating, hiking, fishing, biking, and birding.
The Refuge Manager Andrew Gude can be reached by text or phone at 703.622.3896.
Hunting Information from the Refuge Manager
The print version of the 2019-2020 Hunt Regulations Brochure is now available at Refuge headquarters. For a digital version,
click on the photo below.
For Information about getting a Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge Hunt Permit and a Deer Bag Report, Click Here
To Apply for a Permit to Hunt on the Lower Suwannee Refuge,
For a copy of the Deer Harvest Log, Click Here
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