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Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

  • Tavernier, FL
  • www.keepthemflying.org

Mission Statement

The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center's mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release native and migratory wild birds that have been harmed or displaced, to provide or locate a humane shelter for those birds that cannot be released, and to educate the public toward the importance of coexistence with all wild bird species.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Wild Bird Rehabilitation
  3. Wild Bird Sanctuary
  4. Education and Outreach
Service Areas

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Florida

ruling year

1988

Executive Director since 2014

Self-reported

Ms. Janeen Simon

Keywords

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bird rehabilitation, native birds, intern programs, environmental education, Florida Keys, herons, egrets, pelicans

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EIN

65-0020988

 Number

1864166756

Physical Address

93600 Overseas Hwy

Tavernier, FL 33070

Also Known As

FKWBC

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Wildlife Preservation/Protection (D30)

Wildlife Sanctuary/Refuge (D34)

Bird Sanctuary/Preserve (D32)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

The Center has a complete hospital that will except any wild bird 24 hours a day. For those birds that are rehabilitated but can not be released become one of our educational birds that the public can view face-to-face. These birds are also used at multiple speaking engagements and environmental festivals. Each year the Center accepts 24 interns from the major United State universities for a 3 - 4 month internshiBay Watch, and works conjunctively with the other local environmental agencies. There are also program with the schools, Volunteer Programs, Judicial Community Service Programs, Girls and Boy Scouts Badge Program, School Field Trips, Teenage Work Release, and Career Shadowing Programs. The biggest educational program the Center presently has is a newsletter that is sent to 410,000 homes four times a year.b

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Wild Bird Rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation program rescues and rehabilitates injured wild native and migratory birds of the Florida Keys. The Center is equipped with a full service hospital that includes diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative services. The main goal is to rehabilitate and return to the wild as many of the injured birds as is possible.

Category

Animal-Related

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$227,000

Program 3

Wild Bird Sanctuary

The Center provides a 7 acre mangrove habitat designated as the wild bird sanctuary where the permanently injured birds go to live out their natural lives and serve as ambassadors for all wild bird species.

Category

Animal-Related

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$322,000

Program 4

Education and Outreach

The goal of the Education and Outreach program is to teach the general public with a particular emphasis on school children to appreciate nature and to learn how to take actions to conserve the environment and protect the native and migratory wild birds of their region.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Adults

Budget

$78,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

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FLORIDA KEYS WILD BIRD REHABILITATION CENTER INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

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Executive Director

Ms. Janeen Simon

BIO

Janeen has over 30 years experience working with not-for-profits both in the US and Internationally. She has been the Program Director, Development Director, and Executive Director in a variety of fields including human public health, the environment and animal welfare.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Stuart

Florida Keys Electric Cooperative

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