Conch Republic Marine Army keeps growing

More than 2,000 different people have signed waivers with Conch Republic Marine Army and have helped clean nearshore waters of debris. Car parts, refrigerators, lawn mowers, paint...

DOLPHIN RESCUE – A day’s recreation turns into a great save

During this past weekend’s Take Stock in Children Fishing Tournament, two local fishing guides, Michael Shipley of Island Bay Charters and Cris Jones, of Mudpuppy Charters, spotted...

25 Disabled Veterans Are Honored

This week, Fish With a Hero is partnering with Project Healing Waters to bring 25 wounded and disabled veterans to Islamorada for two days of guided fishing...

DOUBLE DIP OF HISTORY

What does it take to go to the deepest realms of the ocean? What equipment and gas mixes are used to transition from the surface to extreme...

REEF Fest ahead

By Carmen M. Alex Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) will hold its 5th annual REEF Fest with a four-day celebration of marine conservation and education in the Florida...

LOCAL VET OPERATES ON BIG GATORS

It’s a rare morning that a 9-foot alligator is wheeled into a veterinary clinic for surgery. But then Marathon Veterinary Hospital isn’t an average clinic, and this...

Poker paddle is next weekend – Third annual event features updated course

Early last week anxious paddle boarders received their first glimpse of the new Florida Keys Poker Paddle course that starts and ends behind the library on Lower...

LOCALS ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES AND JUMP IN

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the debris that washes up on our shores, but what about the debris that sits on the bottom of...

Mystery coral disease is named – ‘Stony Coral’ continues to spread in the Keys

Amped-up efforts to find the source of a coral disease that has been spreading through South Florida reefs for the last four years have been fruitless, and...

New mission for divers

Force Blue, the only nonprofit organization in the world that provides “mission therapy” for former combat divers, will celebrate the graduation of six divers Friday at Pilot...