Lignumvitae Key Was Once Known as ‘Isle of Firewood’

The history of Lignumvitae Key dates back in time when the islands of the Florida Keys were a living coral reef. Sea level has fluctuated over time and has been as much as 300 feet lower than today and as much as 60 to 100 feet higher than today, drastically changing the footprint of the […]
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Protecting and Restoring Seagrass at Lignumvitae Key

Visiting the Florida Keys usually means a trip to the coral reef, a habitat that is truly a wonder to behold. However, the lesser-known, but equally important seagrass habitat is worth mentioning. Seagrass beds provide food and shelter for numerous animals including fish, queen conch, lobster, shrimp, crab and smaller colonies of coral. Seagrass trap […]
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5 Must-Stop Island Spots in the Florida Keys – Islamorada

Islamorada Only half an hour south of Key Largo, this is a chain of islands measuring only 20 miles long. The small group is known as the “sports fishing capital of the world,” so for avid adventurers and sports enthusiasts, this is a must-stop spot. Robbie’s of Islamorada is a popular locale, as guests can […]
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