Promote, Preserve & Protect

Last Stand has been organized to promote, preserve, and protect the quality of life in the city of Key West, the Florida Keys and their environs, with particular emphasis on the natural environment.

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Maintain the EcoSystem

Our wildlife lives on a delicately balanced eco-system. Our job is to maintain this balance.

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Evacuation Planning For Harvey

Last Stand is calling on the Monroe County Board of County Commissioners to direct county-wide emergency management planners to revise hurricane evacuation procedures to better assure the safety of residents and visitors to the Florida Keys. Hurricane Harvey is the...

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Development at Little Hamaca Park

Key West City Manager Jim Scholl has been directed to investigate the feasibility of developing a sports field complex at Little Hamaca Park. Last Stand has historically supported the conservation use of the park. One section is designated as White Crown Pigeon Park...

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Last Stand is celebrating 30 years of advocacy

Last Stand has been protecting the Keys and it's environs for 30 years. It's time to celebrate! But, we also want your support in our efforts. With its dedicated volunteer board, Last Stand has evolved over the years. We encourage you to become involved and tell us...

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Transportation Workshop June 21

The City of Key West is holding a Workshop meeting Wednesday June 21st, 5:30 PM at City Hall, 1300 White Street. The public is asked to give their three minute comments, ideas and solutions to issues ranging from parking garages and shuttle and bus transportation to...

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Rep. Carlos Curbelo Supports Paris Climate Agreement

Last Stand has written Rep. Carlos Curbelo supporting his stand on the United States participation in the Paris Climate Agreement: I am writing to encourage you to continue to oppose the administration's policies that ignore the facts relating to climate change. I...

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Shrimp Farm Workforce Housing Proposal

This August, the Board of County Commissioners will meet in Key West to consider a request to change the land use category of the property known as the "Shrimp Farm" on Summerland Key. Neighbors were vocal in opposition at the Planning Commission meeting where the...

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Last Stand Action Alert

Last Stand is concerned about the impact of unmanaged residential growth and unsustainable tourism on hurricane evacuation, our residential quality of life and our environment. Review the documents below for more information on this topic.