Meet the Staff: Callie Clarke

Meet the Staff: Callie Clarke

Callahan “Callie” Clarke is our Education Coordinator and has been with the Pigeon Key Foundation and Marine Science Center for three years. As a biologist, Callahan is essential when it comes to educating our visiting school groups on a wide variety of topics. She...
Meet the Staff: Pigeon Key Interns 2021

Meet the Staff: Pigeon Key Interns 2021

Kara Siglin was born and raised in Washington, D.C. before moving out to Highland, Maryland. She studied International Relations, History, and Spanish at the University of Maryland, College Park. She lived in Madrid for a semester and was also a Teaching Assistant for...
Fund the Flock: Name the Pigeon Key Duck

Fund the Flock: Name the Pigeon Key Duck

Hello friends! We are excited to share that we have added two new members to our Pigeon Key family! We are proud to introduce our rescue ducks who we are currently fostering on Pigeon Key for the Marathon Wild Bird Center. These two have become fast friends with each...
Meet the Staff: Kelly McKinnon

Meet the Staff: Kelly McKinnon

“Kelly McKinnon, executive director of the Pigeon Key Foundation, has lived for 14 years on the tiny historic island beneath the Middle Florida Keys’ Old Seven Mile Bridge. Currently, the personable 40-year-old is one of only four full-time island residents. Kelly,...
Industry Destroying Industry: Overfishing

Industry Destroying Industry: Overfishing

Every year, millions of visitors come down to the Florida Keys to fish in the crystal-clear waters. Anglers seek out recreational and commercial target species such as tarpon, bonefish, and snook. But the ocean is not as full as it once was. All over the globe, people...
Creature Feature: Spotted Sea Hare

Creature Feature: Spotted Sea Hare

Do not be fooled by the name sea hare, this creature does not have fur or the ability to jump and probably is not the best pet. Instead, it is a rather large sized marine slug, named for its ear-like projections called “rhinophores,” that look like rabbit ears but...