Florida Keys Refuges feral cat removal update
Anne Morkill, director of Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges, continues to promise live-trapping and removal of freeroaming cats from the refuges
In 2012, our routine tasks will continue, including wildlife monitoring, prescribed burning, exotic plant control, and public outreach; we’ll begin live-trapping and removal of free-roaming cats on refuge lands and actively promote the Our Animal Family campaign; . . .
in the latest issue of the FAVOR Florida Keys newsletter - downloadable pdf file: FAVOR News January/February 2012 - Friends and Volunteers of Refuges - Florida Keys
You may recall reading about the prescribed fire burn that went OOC (out of control) on Big Pine Key last September 15. Also in the FAVOR newsletter are two pieces about prescribed burns and wildland fires.
Separately, last week a report was released "The BP11 Escaped Prescribed Fire - Lessons Learned Review."
downloadable pdf file: http://wildfirelessons.net/documents/BP11_LLR_Final.pdf
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On January 3, 2011, AnimalResources shared the deficient draft Florida Keys Refuges Integrated Predator Plan* with animal and cat leaders nationwide for public comments.
* downloadable pdf file: http://www.fws.gov/nationalkeydeer/pdfs/PredatorMgmtPlan.pdf