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Category: Sustainable Florida Keys

    Florida Keys Canal Cleanup Underway

    By Jimmy Lane | August 24, 2018

    Chances are you’ve started seeing work crews in the canals around Monroe County. The start of a huge cleanup has finally gotten underway, excellent news considering the impacts of Hurricane Irma. An article recently published by The Blue Paper outlines the project plans and funding to accomplish this major community project. In short, the funding... Read More

    What Should You Do When Wildlife Lands in Your Florida Keys Yard?

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    One of the benefits to life in the Florida Keys is the close proximity to nature, and all her beauty and wonder. This includes wildlife. We have a wide range of unique species which help make this area special, such as the Key Deer. Many homeowners and wildlife are reaping the benefits of creating a... Read More

    Know the ‘Keymandments’ for a Sustainable Environment

    By Jimmy Lane | July 3, 2018

    Whether you are a visitor to the Florida Keys, considering a move here, or already have found your piece of paradise, there is a new movement everyone should know about. The ’10 Keymandments’ as provided by the Florida Keys Tourism Board, is a set of sustainable ideas anyone can get behind to help preserve our... Read More

    Solar Incentives for Florida Keys Residents

    By Jimmy Lane | June 30, 2018

    Making the switch to solar power should be easy for anyone living in the Florida Keys. We have the perfect climate; this is the Sunshine State, yet solar panel systems are still not on every block. Installing a solar panel system will not just add value to your property and help conserve energy. Going solar... Read More

    Celebrate Earth Day in Florida Keys Style

    By Jimmy Lane | April 6, 2018

    Earth Day will soon be here. On Sunday, April 22nd, the whole world will give some love back to the Earth in a variety of ways. One of the best ways to connect with the Earth and support the environment is to spend time in nature. Several Florida Keys parks have Earth Day activities planned,... Read More

    GreenKeys! Sustainable Action Plan: A Community Response to Climate Change

    By Jimmy Lane | March 14, 2018

    We all love our way of life and island paradise, but we know Mother Nature can be fickle and send serious storms our way, such as Hurricane Irma. There’s also a long-term impact to our region which we are now more aware of. I’m talking about climate change. We’ve been seeing the evidence of climate... Read More