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MARINE SANCTUARY: KEY WEST WATERMEN WORRY ABOUT WATER QUALITY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

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The evening of Sept. 21 found just a few dozen individuals filling the auditorium at Marathon High School for one of three in-person public comment sessions set...

4 DEATHS & MULTIPLE ARRESTS DURING WEEK OF LOBSTER MINI-SEASON IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Issuance of warnings, citations and some advice were among several steps Monroe County Sheriff’s marine deputy Nelson Sanchez took during the start of a two-day lobster mini-season...

POLICE OFFICER HELPS LOST BABY TURTLES FIND THEIR WAY BACK HOME IN THE FLORIDA...

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Key West Police Officer Randy Perez responded to a unique call on the night of July 18 — a baby turtle rescue. The tiny turtles had hatched on...

FWC ISSUES SEVERAL CITATIONS DURING PATROLS OF SANCTUARY PRESERVATION AREAS

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A host of citations and one arrest were made during a patrol of several Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Preservation Areas (SPA) in the Upper Keys last...

COAST GUARD TALL SHIP EAGLE VISITS KEY WEST

There's a cool-looking ship at Mallory Square today through Sunday and will be open for tours this weekend. No, it's not a cruise ship. The U.S. Coast Guard...

KEEP KEY WEST BEAUTIFUL

One hour a week makes a huge difference, and volunteers are always welcome every Friday and some Saturday mornings, from 8 to 9 a.m., when teams clean...

WAVES OF CHANGE: EMMA HAYDOCY TAKES ON NEW SURFRIDER LEADERSHIP ROLE

In the Upper Keys, people have come to associate Emma Haydocy’s name with environmental protection. Serving as Florida Bay Forever’s first full-time executive director since February 2020...

DIVE REPORT: CORAL SHORES’ MARINE SCIENCE PROGRAM PROVIDES EXPLORATION

This Week’s Dive Report Conditions were a little confused this past week. We had a nice day for diving, a windy day and then the rains came through...

FWC ANNOUNCES RULE CHANGES FOR 4 KEYS SPECIES

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At its meeting on May 3 and 4 in Gainesville, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a number of immediate and potential rule changes...

BREAKING NEWS: WHAT KILLED 51′ SPERM WHALE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS?

A 51-foot sperm whale was the last thing one expected to see on the morning of May 11, laid out in the gravel parking lot of Robbie’s...