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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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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Opposing Offshore Drilling

Here is the text of the letter Last Stand sent to Governor Scott requesting that he intervene on the 4/28/17 Executive Order that would open areas of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic to oil and gas drilling leases: I am writing on behalf of Last Stand, urging you...

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Pedestrian Safety in Key West

On May 2nd, Key West City Commission will be considering a resolution requesting that FDOT install HAWK - High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk signals on N. Roosevelt. The resolution also suggests the same signals be installed at 3 crosswalks on S. Roosevelt when that...

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Tourism Impacts on Quality of Life

Is traffic congestion really worse than last year? Is it related to increased online vacation rentals that are not paying applicable taxes? Can more tourists really be accommodated in Monroe County? Last Stand had the following letter published with our suggestion to...

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Density Issues for Affordable Housing

The BOCC has postponed until August 2017 consideration of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment that would allow conversion of the density in motels and hotels to be used for affordable housing. The following letter to the editor was published in the Key West Citizen that...

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KEYS WATER QUALITY: The Buck Stops Here / NOW ON VIDEO

Part I of V:  The Sources and Influence of Water Quality on The Marine Resources of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Speaker:  Billy Causey, PhD, NOAA's Southeast Regional Director. To access all five videos visit us...

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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.