Vegetation removal from West Fanny Key sparks residents’ outcry

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When Marathon resident Bob Williams set out on Sunday, Sept. 19 for his daily swim around East and West Fanny Key, two small islands on the gulf...

FROM ‘HABITUAL HOOKER’ TO KEYS KRITTER — A KEYS (SEA TURTLE) SUCCESS STORY

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“This is a repeat offender or ‘habitual hooker,’ as we call it,” said Whitney Crowder, a sea turtle rehabilitation coordinator from the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in...

INAUGURAL MARINE DEBRIS CLEANUP COMPETITION SET

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Collect debris on land or sea and vie for more than $5,000 in cash prizes. An inaugural marine debris tournament in Islamorada is seeking teams eager to...

CANAL RESTORATION COSTS LIKELY TO EXCEED $300 MILLION

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A long-term plan to improve water quality and reduce sediment buildup in 63 village canals could cost well over $300 million.  That’s according to a recent report that...

Man fleeing officers charged with nine undersized lobster

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A Miami Lakes man is facing a number of charges after reportedly fleeing from Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation investigators and possessing nine undersized wrung lobster tails.   FWC...

IN THEIR WORDS: LOCAL STARTS NONPROFIT TO PROTECT KEYS WATERS

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Fifty-two cleanups conducted this year resulted in the removal of just over 25,200 pounds of debris from the shorelines in the Upper Keys. For founder and Conch...

Judge hands man jail time for undersized fish, spearfishing violations

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A Hialeah man arrested in May for spearfishing in a restricted area and possessing an array of undersized fish will spend 60 days in jail, following a...

Teen bit while lobstering near Ocean Reef

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A teenager is recovering at a hospital after he suffered a bite while searching for lobster in the waters off Key Largo this past weekend. The incident occurred...

IN PICTURES: SUCCESSFUL MANGROVE RESTORATION ON PIGEON KEY

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On the day after #WorldMangroveDay, a coalition of motivated and dedicated volunteers from all over the Keys joined forces on Pigeon Key to plant over 1,000 red...

SUMMER BOAT AND BOARD BASICS TO KNOW THIS SUMMER – ONBOARD

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Whether you’re hopping on the boat for an afternoon, paddling or exploring deep depths, there are several things to consider before heading out. If you’re on a...
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