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The Monofilament Recovery and Recycling Program (MRRP) is an innovative statewide project dedicated to reducing the environmental damage caused by discarded fishing line. MRRP aims to educate the public on the problems caused by monofilament line left in the environment, encourage recycling through a network of line recycling bins and ...Read More
Spectacular night dives are nothing new to the Florida Keys, however, dives on or around August 26th or September 24th, 2018 will have something extra special. Those dates are full moons, and it is the time of the year to witness Coral Reef Spawning in the region. Although the exact reasons that trigger corals to spawn ...Read More
Florida Keys Sandbar. Dropping anchor or tying off at shallow sandbars has, in the last quarter-century, mushroomed at dozens of gathering spots from the Upper Keys to the Marquesas, a new state report says. The fastest-growing segment of Florida Keys boating activity seems to be one where people don’t go ...Read More
Another early closure of the commercial yellowtail snapper season has local fishermen again raising the issue of moving some or all of the unused recreational quota to the commercial side. Federal fishery managers will close the commercial yellowtail snapper season two months early this year because the commercial sector is ...Read More
If you are Flying to your Vacation Spot check this out. Southwest’s big twice-a-year fare sale is back, with round-trip fares below $100 on dozens of the carrier’s shortest routes. The sale fares also include longer routes, with the price of flights loosely tied to distance. Flights begin at $49 ...Read More
At its February meeting in Crystal River, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved several changes to the spiny lobster bully net fishery, including directing staff to launch a “Respectful Bully Netting” outreach campaign. The FWC has received input from stakeholders about the increasing participation in the commercial ...Read More
This No Bake Key Lime Pie is delicious and extremely easy dessert anytime. There are only 4 simple ingredients and can even be made Vegan! This super easy-to-prep NO-BAKE Key Lime Pie recipe is perfect for when you just can't be turning on your oven during those hot summers, or any time ...Read More
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