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Twin juvenile manatees "Falcon" and "Millennium" were released in the Florida Keys Thursday by marine mammal experts with Dolphin Research Center, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Miami Seaquarium Spectators applauded as the two-and-a-half-year-old twins were returned to an area with open-water access to Florida Bay. Each was ...Read More
Look out and slow down for manatees in November to help them as they begin migrating to warmer waters. November is Manatee Awareness Month. Florida has more than 6,600 manatees swimming in rivers, bays and coastal waters. These large aquatic mammals can weigh over 1,000 pounds. As the weather cools, ...Read More
Information: Florida residents and visitors can experience Florida’s unique saltwater fishing opportunities without being required to have a recreational saltwater fishing license on Nov. 24. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply. There are eight license-free fishing days each year including four freshwater and four saltwater. Fishing licenses can ...Read More
The author's friend Laura Finson made this delicious Key Lime Cheesecake. We can’t wait to share more Instant Pot desserts with you! The Instant Pot is the way to make moist yummy desserts. You must also give this Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bundt Cake recipe a try. You will at least want to check out ...Read More
Fishing is a key component of the Florida lifestyle as well as the state’s economy. But fishing line and other fishing tackle frequently enter Florida’s aquatic systems as a result of incidental snags or improper fishing line disposal. When left in the aquatic environment, fishing line and tackle create potential ...Read More
Pritam Singh will open Isla Bella Beach Resort on a 24-acre site on Knights Key that he acquired in 2015 for $24.5M Knights Key (Credit: STL News) Key West developer Pritam Singh will open a 199-key resort hotel in the mid-section of the Florida Keys in early 2019. Singh will ...Read More
What do you do with an invasive fish, covered from head to fin with venomous spines as sharp as hypodermic needles; a fish that can’t be caught with a rod or in a trawling net as it multiplies rapidly, deep in our oceans, flummoxing fishermen and scientists alike? Lionfish. Note: ...Read More
HOW MANY STONECRAB CLAWS IN A POUND? Medium Up to 3 ounces each 6 to 7 claws per pound Large 3 to 5 ounces each 4 to 5 claws per pound Jumbo 5 to 7 ounces each 2 to 3 claws per pound Colossal More than 7 ounces each About ...Read More
11 places you should go on your next trip to Key West In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, artist Danny Acosta completes lettering the Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A. marker Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Key West, Fla. One of the most-photographed tourism icons in ...Read More
Emily Anderson Video taken at several Florida Keys wrecks and reefs from Key Largo to Key West! ...Read More
Stonecrabs like their water stirred. The Stonecrab season opens Monday. Prices aren't set yet, but experts expect $20 to $40 per pound, depending on claw size. Florida stone crabs just can’t catch a break. Last year, the season started strong but traps swiftly dried up, the season limping along with ...Read More
Santa might wear shorts in the subtropical Lower Florida Keys, and palm trees might outnumber Christmas trees, but holiday lovers can find plenty of seasonal spirit amid the area’s balmy breezes and warm temperatures. Visitors and Keys residents are invited to welcome the festive season and celebrate the creative arts at ...Read More
Hundreds of foot racers are to experience the panorama above the Upper Keys and the eastern edges of the Florida Everglades in the annual First State Bank Key Largo Bridge Run set for Saturday, Nov. 10. Runners of all ages can enjoy the scenic race that for 2018 is to ...Read More
Divers can compete to wow judges with jolly jack-o-lanterns during the lighthearted 2018 Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest scheduled Saturday, Oct. 6, in waters off Key Largo. Strapped with dive knives as tools and creative ideas in their heads, crafty carvers are to descend 30 feet beneath the surface in the ...Read More
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved Species Conservation Measures and Permitting Guidelines for eight of the more than 50 species, the only local is the Monroe County Osprey, in the agency’s Imperiled Species Management Plan. Based on thorough scientific review, FWC staff determined that the eastern chipmunk, ...Read More
Florida’s native fish and wildlife are facing a serious threat posed by a variety of invasive species found throughout the state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is taking steps to combat the introduction and spread of these non-native animals. Today, the Commission voted to approve a reorganization ...Read More
At its September meeting near Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several changes to recreational and commercial trap fisheries rules. These changes are part of a long-term project to evaluate and improve the management of Florida’s saltwater trap fisheries. Approved changes include: Creating mandatory, no-cost annual recreational blue ...Read More
Attendees at the eighth annual Florida Keys Ocean Festival can celebrate the island chain's vibrant marine environment outdoors in Islamorada with live music, artistry, kids' activities, educational exhibits and more. Presented by the Florida-based Mote Marine Laboratory, the family-friendly event is set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at ...Read More
Dressed-up dogs, costumed cats, bright-plumed birds and other domestic pets and their people can unleash their“animal magnetism” before more than 2,000 spectators at the wacky Pet Masquerade, a highlight of Key West’s Oct. 19-28 Fantasy Fest. Scheduled Wednesday, Oct. 24, the family-friendly costume competition is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. at ...Read More