Florida Keys News

Everglades management plan still not ready

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

HOMESTEAD -- Everglades National Park officials are waiting out a last delay ahead of the release of the final version of a long-debated general management plan. More than 11 years in the works,...

Village won't seek proceeds from fill

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- The village won't ask sewer contractor Layne for any proceeds from sewer project fill that has made its way onto the open market, Village Manager Maria Aguilar told the Free...

Dying of the light on Alligator Reef

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- Alligator Reef Light is now dark. The beacon of the 1873 lighthouse, which helped usher mariners safely past the Upper Keys reef line for nearly a century and half, finally stopped...

Everglades group partners with park to restore Cape Sable

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

HOMESTEAD -- The Everglades Foundation last week issued a $143,000 grant to the National Park Service to pay half the cost of an environmental assessment of canals that are harming the ecosystem of...