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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.

(305) 292-4501
1100 Simonton St. Ste. 2-260
Key West, FL 33040


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Proposed Rule to list Queen Conch as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act
Queen Conch (current scientific name Alger gigas, formerly Strombus gigas) is such an iconic animal in the Florida Keys that local born residents are called “conchs,” especially those living near Key West, Florida.  Most locals have their own recipes for conch salad (aka conch ceviche) and conch fritters


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National Ag Day: Growing a Climate for Tomorrow
March 21st is National Agriculture Day, a time to recognize and celebrate the men and women who produce our food, fuel and fiber. Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary, the theme for this year’s Ag Day is “Growing a Climate for Tomorrow”


How much will the holiday season cost this year?
We all are feeling the pinch of inflation. Everywhere from gas to the grocery store


Landscape Storm Recovery
Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. Hurricane Ian made an impact as it passed west of the Keys


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    April is Water Conservation Month
    By Doris Heitzmann, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Program Manager As we are headed towards the dry season, with April being one of our driest months, we are reminded that some easy steps before and during the dry season can keep your landscape healthy. Remember, more than half of all residential water is


    Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice annual meeting coming to Florida
    Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change? Please join us at this year’s annual meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Climate & Resilience Community of.