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Sanctuary Advisory Committee taking applications

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is recruiting for 12 seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in the management of the sanctuary. The sanctuary is...
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COMMUNITY BOARD

NOAA’s Restoration Blueprint was introduced at the Sanctuary Advisory Council’s meeting in August, and the community has been buzzing about it since. The proposal seeks to balance...
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Sanctuary holds info session, Q&A in Upper Keys

On Oct. 7, 230 local residents piled into the auditorium at Coral Shores High School to hear from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and ask questions...
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Initiative measures value of local reefs

A team of scientists from Florida International University and The Nature Conservancy are setting out to show the ocean from a new point of view. Called “ocean...
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REEF Fest to offer diving, socials and more

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) will celebrate the success and impact of marine conservation programs during REEF Fest, set for Oct. 17-20 in Key Largo. Sponsored by Capital...
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Revealed: Restoration Blueprint specifics for Middle Keys

On Sept. 30, staff from the Florida Keys National Wildlife Marine Sanctuary presented region-specific details of its Restoration Blueprint in the Marathon High School auditorium. The plan...
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Bee Removal and Honey Production in the Keys

By Erin Stover Sickmen It’s 8 a.m. on a Friday as Jeff Bennett stands in the yard of a home on Middle Torch Key, staring up at a...
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Marathon crowd generates stack of questions for sanctuary staff

It wasn’t quite the standing-room-only crowd on Sept. 30 in Marathon High School’s auditorium, but the audience was substantial, to hear region-specific details about the National Marine...
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Shore to Sea: Marine education by locals for locals

In the Keys, life revolves around the ocean, the animals that live there, and the life it supports. MarineLab knows the ocean and wants to help locals...
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Locals respond to Oxitec’s latest proposal for biologically modified mosquitoes

Comments will close on Oxitec’s application to the EPA on Oct. 11. Oxitec is proposing a trial of its “2nd Generation” technology in the U.S. to use biologically...