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In her position Ranger Kristie Killam has a strong focus on education and outreach, working with schools and camp programs, leading guided tours, and assisting with biological research. Killam moved to No Name Key in 2008 after visiting the Keys for more than 25 years, drawn by its mix of ...Read More
Do you know how many parks there are in the Upper Florida Keys? Me neither. Between the City Parks: Islamorada's Founders Park and Anne's Beach, Monroe County Parks: Harry Harris, Florida State Parks: John Pennekamp and Lignumvitae and the National Parks-Refuges-Sanctuaries: Everglades, Crocodile Lake and the all encompassing Florida Keys ...Read More
Sorry, this Florida Keys island, Indian Key, isn't for sale. But you can visit and explore this historic site.
Hours: The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.
Fees: Admission Fee: $2.50 *per person. *Includes $.50 per person Monroe County Surcharge.
Early Indian Key History
Beginning in the 18th century, Bahamians and ...Read More
These workshops will help FWC gather public input and develop a better understanding of the public’s view on management, including discussing recent management changes that went into effect Nov. 1, 2015, and the need for any additional management changes. Anyone with an interest in management of barracuda in Florida is encouraged ...Read More
Changes could be coming to one of the Florida Keys’ most popular fisheries - Mutton Snapper.
State wildlife officials wanted to hear from fishermen over possible changes to bag limits and fishing areas for mutton snapper such as Western Dry Rocks. Some state and federal fishery managers have proposed lowering the bag ...Read More
When people think about a kids-focused, family Florida vacation, Disney is the destination that typically comes to mind first––and for good reason. But the fact is, the Florida Keys for Kids provide unique, exciting and educational experiences that make the islands a dream getaway for kids of all ages.
Here are ...Read More
Residents living by the city-owned Harbor Drive boat ramp near Aviation Boulevard behind Florida Keys Marathon International Airport may get some reprieve from what some call encroachment in their area.City Manager Charles Lindsey told the Marathon City Council at its meeting Tuesday that he and city staff might have a ...Read More
Underwater tourism may be the next big thing in luxury travel.
Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel, an idea conceptualized by extreme travel advocate and managing director of Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel Tony Webb, has just received a U.S. patent for its innovative design.
A single pod has its own entrance via surface-to-ocean elevator. (Courtesy ...Read More
An Annapolis firm is turning a Florida community's waste into mulch, with long-term plans of transforming it into electricity.
Last year, Energy3 — which designs, builds, operates and finances municipal energy products — became the yard waste hauler for Monroe County, Florida. Currently, the waste is taken to Moore Haven, Florida, where ...Read More
Surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Lower Florida Keys, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa – part of the Noble House Hotels & Resorts collection – has announced the multimillion-dollar revitalization of the iconic 5.5-acre resort and island (www.littlepalmisland.com).
“The different elements of this multimillion-dollar renovation all help to layer ...Read More
The fight to control the invasive lionfish is about to get real if Ft. Pierce divers Bob and Maria Hickerson have anything to say about it.
Hickerson and his wife — who run a series of highly successful lionfish derbies along Florida’s East Coast — also manufacture a popular line of ...Read More
Construction on a new million-dollar bridge to carry pedestrians and bicyclists over "The Cut" through Key Largo likely begins this spring. When finished, the span will cross about 120 feet of water at the Marvin D. Adams Waterway at mile marker 103.6.
Monroe County Commissioners will consider contracts for construction of the ...Read More
A mandatory education class for boaters using Florida Bay waters within Everglades National Park will be free but a mandatory boat permit will cost.
Those proposals to protect the bay's shallow waters are written into the national park's new management plan but no start dates have been announced.
Everglades staff briefed the ...Read More
The Marquesa Hotel will add 14 rooms in a $10 million project by folding in two historic spots and replacing a two-story building at 411 Bahama St.
The plan calls for an open-air connecting walkway to link the Pilot House, 414 Simonton St., to the next-door Kerr house, 410 Simonton St., ...Read More
A classic sportfishing photo scene -- a happy angler holding a just-caught sailfish before releasing it -- could become an expensive snapshot.
Federal regulations prohibit removing an Atlantic sailfish from the water before a release, National Marine Fisheries Service officials caution.
"This is not something new," Randy Blankinship of NMFS' Highly Migratory ...Read More
If you're planning any Florida Keys Flights this year, check out these deadlines on best dates to fly. Moving an itinerary a single day could make the difference between a fare that's a deal or a deal-breaker.
For spring break flights
Figure out when spring break week occurs where you live (check ...Read More