Florida Keys Treasures
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Here is a postcard with a simple Key Lime Pie recipe ...Read More
“Easy as pie” or is this just a myth? Although variations of the sweet treat Key Lime Pie prove to be somewhat complex, fundamentals dispel fear and certainty comes to the forefront. Education equates confidence which ultimately inspires home cooks to meet the daily challenges of the kitchen. The following analysis ...Read More
Florida Keys locals and in-the-know visitors often greet the news of some particularly offbeat happening by grinning, nodding and sagely murmuring, Only in the Florida Keys. FLORIDA KEYS — Florida Keys locals and in-the-know visitors often greet the news of some particularly offbeat happening by grinning, nodding and sagely murmuring, “Only ...Read More
The indigenous cuisine of the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain is a rich melting pot of fresh boat-to-table seafood enhanced with the fresh tropical flavors of lime, coconut, mango and papaya. Four Florida Keys Culinary Delights can be considered signature treats that are best savored only in the Keys: stone crab, ...Read More
Every day is an adventure in the Florida Keys, where the subtropical climate and scenic natural setting create an ideal backdrop for high-energy activities no matter what the time of year. Visitors easily enjoy watersports and energetic eco-adventures, unparalleled offshore diving and organized sporting challenges for endurance-sports enthusiasts, but also ...Read More
A History of the Pioneers: The Florida Keys Volume 1 Today, on the Keys between Key West and the mainland, some 40,000 residents and thousands of visitors fish, swim, sail, and dive in the crystal clear waters off a tropical reef; relax in the sun and cooling trade wind breezes, and ...Read More
Be honest: do you ever give your lifejacket some TLC or do you always assume that it will be there for you, like a doting dog? There are times when maximum buoyancy is a life and death matter, such as when a hydraulic is making like a washing machine and ...Read More
The onset of winter in Florida not only brings wonderfully mild sunny weather but also the eagerly anticipated annual harvest of stone crab claws. The Crustacean Fisheries group at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) is responsible for monitoring the commercial stone crab fishery along with conducting research on ...Read More
Women who love the sport of saltwater fly-fishing in the shallow waters of Islamorada and Florida Bay are naturally attracted to the rich history of the Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament. Its 41st annual edition is set for Monday through Thursday, June 11-14. Since 1977, an elite group of women anglers has come from ...Read More
The school year is winding down and summer looms on the horizon. From art to sailing to sports, activities are bountiful through August. Here is information on Florida Keys Summer Camps 2018 to help parents and kids come up with a summer plan. KEY WEST COAST CAMP Five one-week camps ...Read More
Some get “that sinking feeling” before leaving the dock, while others capsize somewhere along the course. A hardy few actually manage to stay afloat — but whatever the fate of their favorites, spectators can anticipate silliness and seafaring spirit Sunday, May 27, during the 27th annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta. Intrepid ...Read More
The Research Natural Area (RNA) was designated as an area of special protection within Dry Tortugas National Park in 2007. The RNA was designed to work along with the two existing ecological reserves as a network to protect the shallow water habitats and reef fish species found in the Tortugas ...Read More
On June 26, 2018, Victoria Burgess will attempt to make history on a paddleboard. She will set out to become the first woman to cross the Florida Straits via SUP. Burgess will launch from Cuba and paddle the 100-120 miles to Key West, Florida. She's referring to her epic paddle as ...Read More
Most associate Great White Sharks with the waters of New England and California. There have long been stories from local Charter Captains of close encounters with Great Whites in the Florida Keys. These stories usually stayed within the local fishing docks and were not known widely. With the more recent availability ...Read More
Visitors to the Florida Keys Reefs can snorkel or dive on the continental United States’ only contiguous living coral barrier reef — which makes the destination a paradise for underwater enthusiasts. Also the third-largest barrier reef in the world, the Keys tract is home to stunning coral formations and brilliantly hued ...Read More
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on the recreational stone crab and blue crab fisheries. Share your feedback on potential regulation changes for this fishery. The FWC is hosting public workshops throughout the state in May to develop a better understanding of the public’s view ...Read More
While the Florida Keys & Key West are widely known for their vibrant natural beauty, easygoing atmosphere and year-round warmth, they also entice scores of visitors to enjoy cultural events that can be experienced only in the Keys. Showcasing the island chain’s heritage as a haven for creative spirits, they ...Read More
Hogfish are a reef species that inhabit rocky bottoms, ledges, and reefs throughout Florida’s offshore waters. They are easily identified by their long, hog-like snout, which allows them to feed on bottom-dwelling mollusks and crustaceans. Because they tend to root in the sediment in search of small prey, they are ...Read More
Sunscreen is a necessity for most scuba divers, but not all sunblock is created equal. Some contain an ingredient that’s destroying coral reefs around the world. The evidence is so strong, Hawaii may pass a law banning certain sunscreens. The primary chemical culprit is oxybenzone, an ingredient used in popular sunscreens ...Read More
It's that time again to register for 2018 Summer Camps. Here are some held at Islamorada Founder's Park. Summer Programs, Camps, & Clinics 2018 Islamorada Founder's Park Summer Recreation Camp: Runs weekly beginning June 4th through July 27, 2018. All-day Camp offers fun-in-the-sun activities including sports, games, movies, arts & crafts, ...Read More