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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pynamWxReng Snorkling at Alligator Lighthouse Islamorada ...Read More
Environmental activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas famously wrote there are no other Everglades in the world. The same thing could be said about the Florida Keys, the setting for Netflix’s dark family drama Bloodline, the second season of which is now streaming on Netflix. Sitting on the beach beneath a blanket ...Read More
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) took immediate action to help the Florida snook population rebound after a prolonged cold spell in January 2010. The cold snap, which led the FWC to close the fisheries, had a much greater effect on the snook population on the Gulf Coast ...Read More
Never mind apple pie. In Florida, the most beloved dessert might be Key Lime Pie. If you’re looking for a place to celebrate the July 4 weekend, the annual Key Lime Festival will take place July 2-4 in Key West. The full schedule can be found here. Here is more ...Read More
The upscale recreational vehicle park Keys Palms RV Resort in Key Largo is now pointed toward an August opening, owner Raul Medina said. “We’re almost completely booked for the winter season and that’s not even having an online reservation system,” Medina told The Real Deal. The park had been slated ...Read More
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is a piece of paradise discreetly located off the fabled Florida Keys coastline so remote it’s only accessible by sea-plane or boat. A best-kept secret for US presidents and celebrities, your escape is simply waiting to drink you in. No phones, no TVs and ...Read More
Mango BY NINA LINCOFF Keynoter Publishing It's mango season in South Florida, which means more mangos in produce bins, on sidewalks and in your back yard than you know what to do with. Mangos have been growing in Florida since the late 1800s. They arrived from Cuba and took root ...Read More
If you are familiar with the Florida Keys’ marine world, you’ve probably had an experience with Florida Keys Sharks. When you see a shark, the excitement of your experience is often elevated. Sharks have inspired fear and respect via movies, books and even “Shark Week.” It is important to dispel ...Read More
No one thinks of the Florida Keys as a major farming community anymore, but it was in the 1800s. Thousands of bushels of tomatoes were produced and canned. In 1882 Keys farmers sold $200,000 worth of pineapples alone. They sold Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes, cabbage, beets, carrots, turnips, and cassava, ...Read More
American Crocodile in Key Largo Canal. It has a tag with the number 2. The American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) is a species of crocodilian found in the American tropics. It is the most widespread of the four extant species of crocodiles from the Americas. Populations occur from the Atlantic and ...Read More
Monroe County last week completed a $33,828 project to repair the dock next to the boat ramp at Harry Harris Park. They stripped the dock down to the pylons. Removing and repairing the old decking and the support structure. A new structural plastic decking, which is slip resistant and low ...Read More
On Monday, June 13 scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory launched a coral restoration project at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida with a goal of creating a publicly accessible coral restoration site at the State Park while demonstrating the techniques of current restoration strategies happening at ...Read More
The following is a sample of some of the Florida Keys Summer Camps. Marathon sailing Summer sailing in Marathon’s Boot Key Harbor will begin with the first two week session beginning June 13 – June 24. Each session will consist of 10 three hour classes in either the morning (9am ...Read More
Nature’s Corner is featuring a four-part series in June to introduce you to sharks. We’ll cover a bit of their anatomy and behaviors, some species you’ll see here in the Florida Keys and what dangers sharks might pose. For some people, their perception of sharks make them an animal of ...Read More
For the first time in its history, Zane Grey’s West Society is having its 34th annual conference east of the Mississippi, and it has chosen Islamorada as one of its host sites. A few of the events set for June 20 to 23 in Islamorada are open to the public, ...Read More
Researchers track the movements of Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to determine migration patterns and the geographical location of the biological Atlantic and Gulf stock boundary. Why are we doing this Cobia project? Cobia is a popular saltwater recreational fishery in the southeastern U.S. due to ease of access, brute fighting strength, ...Read More
The Miami Blue Butterfly population once flourished, spanning along the eastern and western seaboards of mainland South Florida as well as throughout the Florida Keys, in the 1970s. The following decade, though, due mainly to heavy coastal development that destroyed its host habitat, the species plummeted. After that time, it ...Read More
The Florida Keys Beaches are very important to Florida Keys Wildlife. Follow these tips to ensure the protection of our Florida Keys Beach Wildlife. Respect posted areas, even if you don't see birds inside them. Birds, eggs and nests are well-camouflaged with the beach environment, and disturbance by people can ...Read More
In "A Gourmet's Guide: Food and Drink from A to Z" by John Ayto (Oxford University Press, 1993), Key Lime Pie is described as "An American pie containing a lime-flavored custard topped with meringue." It takes its name from the Florida Keys. There is a little more to it than ...Read More