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UF/IFAS Extension
Monroe County

The Monroe County Extension Office is dedicated toward serving Monroe County by providing objective information to individuals, businesses, and agencies for better decision making and by creating programs and services that provide learning opportunities that empower people to improve their lives.

Contact

monroe@ifas.ufl.edu
(305) 292-4501
1100 Simonton St. Ste. 2-260
Key West, FL 33040

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Climate Change Is a Current and Future Issue
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday. The report is broken down into chapters on sectors such as water, energy, land use, forestry, coastal effects, marine resources, and more

11/30/2018

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Achieve Your 2019 Financial Goals with Free Financial Guidance
Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial education on basic personal finance topics from University of Florida Master Money Mentor volunteers. Mentors can meet at a time and community location that fits an individual’s needs

12/14/2018

RoboCalls Are On The Rise
Robocalls – those annoying unsolicited calls to your home phone or your mobile phone where you hear some cryptic recorded message designed to keep you on the line or make you call a number for more information. As someone who is registered on both the federal and Florida Do Not Call List, I don’t expect to get them

08/18/2017

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Transportation Tips for a Better Environment
by Jerry Lieberman, of the Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee We’re all concerned with our fragile Keys environment and the impact of Climate Change, but often struggle what we can do to help.  Our transportation choices have a big impact and there are lots of options for individuals as visitors, residents, employees, business owners, parents, etc

09/19/2018

Be Junk Mail Free in 10 Minutes
We all receive unwanted mail and according to the EPA the statistics are quite alarming. More than 4 million tons of junk mail is produced yearly

08/20/2018

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    RoboCalls Are On The Rise
    Robocalls – those annoying unsolicited calls to your home phone or your mobile phone where you hear some cryptic recorded message designed to keep you on the line or make you call a number for more information. As someone who is registered on both the federal and Florida Do Not Call List, I don’t expect to get them

    08/18/2017

    Your Credit Report is Really Free – and Really Important
    I saw a meme the other day on social media that seemed to say that someone was glad they were nearly broke because at least they wouldn't be a victim of identify theft. It was all I could do to refrain from commenting with all the reasons why this post wasn't accurate! Although I felt it my duty, I also realize that no one appreciates the various grammar and content 'nazis' found on facebook - best to just keep calm and scroll on

    08/10/2017