20 August 2019

Islamorada: Celebrating Life with a Good Day’s Catch

Romantically beautiful and sophisticated Islamorada is all about its bountiful fish and exquisite dining. It’s also known also for local breweries, a lively art scene, enticing boutiques and newly luxe resorts.
16 August 2019

Connect & Protect: Be a Citizen Scientist in the Florida Keys

Increased efforts in volunteerism, often called “voluntourism,” contribute to the self-sufficiency and sustainability of tourist destinations like the Florida Keys, helping make the world a better place through environmental education. Advocacy groups and learning-based attractions in the Keys offer hands-on experiences that enable visitors to learn about impacts on Florida's reefs and the environment, and how the average person can help as a citizen scientist.
26 July 2019

Golfers to Tee Off for Charity at Conch Scramble On-the-Water Tournament

Floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls highlight the annual “par-tee” on the water during the popular Conch Scramble charity golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 28, in Islamorada.
26 July 2019

Stand Up to Join Fourth Annual Florida Keys Poker Paddle Sept. 6-8

Fans of paddle sports and Lady Luck are to take to the shallow waters around Islamorada for the fourth annual Florida Keys Poker Paddle set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6-8.
22 July 2019

REEF’s 2019 Lionfish Derby Series Concludes Sept. 13-15 in Islamorada

Divers can participate in the final leg of Reef Environmental Education Foundation’s 2019 Florida Lionfish Derby Series Friday through Sunday, Sept. 13-15, in the Upper Keys.
03 July 2019

Annual Coral Spawn Reproduction Represents Circle of Life Along Florida Keys Reefs

The hard corals of the Florida Keys reefs have spent eons developing a simple system to perpetuate the species, one of nature’s mysteries that works without human intervention or complete understanding.
25 June 2019

Connect & Protect: Sustaining Awareness

As the Florida Keys ease into summer, a “Connect & Protect” initiative continues to encourage awareness of sustainable opportunities and memorable activities for visitors. Here are five points to boost your eco-awareness and inspire positive actions.
24 June 2019

Islamorada’s Open-Water Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Set for Sept. 14

As many as 460 solo and relay-team open-ocean swimmers will attempt to conquer the annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 14, a unique endurance challenge in Atlantic Ocean waters off Islamorada.
17 June 2019

Diving With a Purpose Exhibit Premieres at Islamorada’s History of Dive Museum

Together with the nonprofit Diving With a Purpose and the National Association of Black Scuba Divers organizations, Islamorada’s History of Diving Museum recently premiered a featured exhibit called “Restoring Our Oceans, Preserving Our Heritage.”
07 June 2019

‘Ladies Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water with Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 21-23

A popular girls' getaway for over 20 years, "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with the fun one-day Screamin’ Reels tournament to be held in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada Friday through Sunday, June 21-23.