Get everything you need to visit Shell Key and learn more about this wonderful local destination. We have information on boat navigation, wilderness camping, visitor rules, science and history of the island and the surrounding ...Read More
After years of inactivity, mostly due to recession, the Tierra Verde condo development adjacent to north Shell Key is back in active development. The kick-starting of this development comes at a time of dramatic shifts in the geomorphology ...Read More
Today we had a very successful cleanup on Shell Key Preserve! We collected over 300 lbs of garbage and spent a beautiful morning on the island with some pretty amazing volunteers. Glad we can help keep this special place clean and healthy!
Our Shell Key patrol team gets quite the workout every morning, carrying about 60 lbs worth of gear along the island in search of new nests. Our predator cages are well worth their weight though! A predator's midnight snack plans were foiled and this nest remained safe and sound. Photos by Jan Pehrson.