Pigeon Key History

If you’ve been out to visit the island or driven past recently, you may have noticed our many construction projects this year! Between the ramps reconstruction and the Old 7 Mile Bridge repairs, Pigeon Key has been home to barges, cranes, and bulldo... Read More

Creature Feature: The Redeye Sponge Crab

The animal kingdom is abundant in adaptations that work to hide, conceal, and confuse using tactics as simple as adhering an unassuming sponge to one’s back. Enter: the sponge crab! Our 2019 Marine Science Education season on Pigeon Key has been th... Read More

Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Research

Pigeon Key has had a busy and exciting spring filled with Marine Science Education groups as well as new research endeavors! We recently partnered with the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust of Southern Florida in hopes of providing new information about the ... Read More

4Ocean Beach Cleanup

It has been almost two years since Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys and beyond, and many business, communities, and families are still trying to fully recover and get back on their feet. Bahia Honda State Park, arguably one of the most favor... Read More

First Group of January 2019- GutMonkey!

Every year, for the past 4 years, Pigeon Key has been hosting a leadership training retreat for the organization GutMonkey. Specifically, we have been working with the Generation IX Project, a group of individuals age 18 to 35 with a genetic bleeding ... Read More

Pat Anderson Plein Air Art Class

For the past two years, we have had the pleasure of hosting artist Pat Anderson for one week of our Overnight Summer Camps! With the generous donation of her time, Pat spends the afternoons with our campers and aids them in creating plein air watercol... Read More

Middle Keys Tarpon Migration

The Atlantic Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) is known as the “Silver King” of the Atlantic. Many an angler has had to tip their hats to the one-of-a-kind fighting spirit of tarpon. Here in the Middle Keys we begin to see these "Silver Kings" retur... Read More

April Outreach Events!

The Pigeon Key Foundation was recently a part of the 3rd annual Putts For Paws Miniature Golf Tournament held by the SPCA. They have been holding this event in order to raise money for the care and adoption of their animals. The tournament was held at... Read More