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Native Plants Take a Stand Against Hurricanes

Many Florida Keys property owners will be tasked with replacing landscaping damaged by Hurricane Irma. Native plants have grown for centuries here in the Florida Keys and are well designed to survive hurricanes. Following are some suggestions from a Key West Master Gardener on plants to replace what you lost ...
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Islamorada UFO House Demolished – History

It’s fitting that a family passionate about aviation would live in a house that looked to many so much like a spaceship. Most people living in the Upper Keys have seen the house in the Venetian Shores subdivision on Plantation Key known locally as the UFO house. But not many remember ...
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Pickles Reef & Coral Canyons – Key Largo – 11-03-17 – Video

A quick summary of a fun dive with Rainbow Reef Dive Center at Pickles Reef & Coral Canyons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFrmxMUg71w ...
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Group Requests More Protection for Florida Keys Permit

Research provided by the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust in conjunction with local guides in the Florida Keys has provided state biologists with information suggesting that the May through July closed season for harvesting spawning permit may not be long enough. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission in 2011 created a ...
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Halloween Story The Legend of Robert the Doll

Original Print Publish Date: October 21, 1989 - Key West's Robert the Doll – If there are such things as ghosts and possessed things, souls wandering in search of a peace denied them in life, then Key West is a perfect place for them to flourish. If you know where to look, ...
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Hogfish Recreational Season Closes 11-1-17 in Florida Keys State Waters

Hogfish recreational season harvest will close in state waters off Florida’s Atlantic and southern Gulf coasts Nov. 1. This closure includes all state waters south of Cape Sable, which is on the Gulf side of Florida, and up the Atlantic coast. The management boundary line is 25 degrees 9 minutes ...
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Rowell’s Marina, Days 4 – 26 after Hurricane Irma. – Video

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Along Florida Keys Reef Hurricane Irma Brings Winners And Losers

Numerous coral heads and segments were dislodged and overturned by Hurricane Irma. Survey teams this week completed an assessment of the condition of the Florida Keys reef tract, from Biscayne Bay to Key West. "It's very much like what's observable on land," said Sarah Fangman, superintendent of the 2,900-square-nautical-mile Florida Keys National ...
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Repairs After Hurricane Irma batters Florida Keys Aquarius Reef Base

The FIU Aquarius Reef Base has been sidelined by Hurricane Irma, but the world’s only underwater research laboratory should be back in operation by the spring of 2018. The Aquarius habitat sits off the coast of Key Largo, 60 feet deep on the ocean floor. When Hurricane Irma marched across ...
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Florida Keys Coming Back After Hurricane Irma – Video

About a month ago, Hurricane Irma made an unwelcome visit to the Florida Keys. Many Keys residents are still recovering, but we also want to recognize what has been accomplished. Gloria Estefan provided her powerful hit song "Coming Out of the Dark" as the soundtrack for this heartfelt video depicting ...
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FKNMS Enlists Public’s Help in Post Hurricane Irma Survey 

As the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary strives to assess impacts from Hurricane Irma, the public is asked to help by reporting conditions on and in the water. The observations will assist sanctuary staff in responding to immediate concerns and developing short- and long-term management actions. First and foremost, be ...
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Rules for RV or Travel Trailer At Your Uninhabitable Home Hurricane Irma

Due to the State of Emergency imposed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, temporary emergency housing can be utilized for temporary occupancy by residents displaced by the storm. Temporary emergency housing means recreational vehicles (RV or travel trailer) used for temporary occupancy in response to the hurricane. Temporary emergency housing (RV or Travel ...
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Monroe County Sheriff Office Hurricane Irma Videos

MCSO - Florida Keys  posted a series of videos with images of before, during, after and recovery from Hurricane Irma. The photos featured were gathered from many members of the Sheriff's Office generous enough to share them ...
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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Islamorada

A new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open Sunday morning in Islamorada at Fire Station 20, the Upper Matecumbe station across from the Hurricane Monument, at 81850 Overseas Highway, Survivors of Hurricane Irma can go there to register for FEMA individual assistance, check the status of their registration if they’ve already signed ...
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Islamorada Fishermen Marinas Struggle After Hurricane Irma

The last text from Islamorada before Hurricane Irma plowed into the Keys was about fishing. “Look forward to a visit after things get back to normal. Bonefish are making a comeback,” wrote Richard Stanczyk, proprietor of Bud N’ Mary’s Marina for the past 40 years. Fishing is always a central topic in Islamorada, ...
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Florida SBDC Assists Florida Keys Businesses Hurricane Irma

The Florida SBDC Network has deployed their first Mobile Action Center to the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma. It will arrive in the Lower Keys on Friday, September 29, 2017. Local Business owners can meet one-on-one with a loan specialist who can guide them through the process of completing an ...
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Florida Sea Grant helps Florida Keys Lobstermen after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has had a major impact on Florida’s largest commercial fishery, displacing and damaging tens of thousands of spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys. Florida Sea Grant is helping Florida Keys lobstermen by quickly locating the traps lost during Hurricane Irma — a move that will help an ...
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Emergency Ordinances – Resolutions Hurricane Irma

The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved an emergency ordinance to provide a temporary exemption from paying the 4 cent  ($0.04) tourist development tax and the 1 cent ($0.01) tourist impact tax (bed taxes) only for rental residential properties that qualify and rent to residents who have been displaced ...
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Keep Homestead Exemption While You Rebuild – Hurricane Irma

If your primary residence was damaged during Hurricane Irma and you have a Homestead Exemption, complete the form below. It allows you to keep your Homestead Exemption while you are rebuilding your house, whether you are able to live in it or not. Completing the form also allows appraisers to ...
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9 Florida Keys State Parks Remain Closed

Nine Florida Keys State Parks remain closed, due to Hurricane Irma damage, until further notice, Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials said Monday. Those Monroe County parks are: • Bahia Honda • Curry Hammock • Dagny JohnsonKey Largo Hammock Botanical • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic • Indian Key Historic • John ...
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