Maintain the EcoSystem

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

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.

Endangered Key Deer Review

Last Stand, along with other environmental organizations, is trying to monitor U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actions that could lead to a down-listing of the endangered status of the Florida Key Deer. In order to change status under the Endangered Species Act, six...

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Supporting Realistic Evacuation Planning

Last Stand strongly opposes the award of up to 1,300 additional workforce housing allocations for the Florida Keys because the condition that makes the Keys Workforce Housing Initiative appear safe is both unrealistic and unenforceable.  The Keys Workforce Housing...

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Green and Affordable

Housing that is green and affordable should be the priority for awarding Key West's limited remaining building rights. Last Stand will be advocating to keep sustainable features, including rainwater catchment systems shown here, as a part of the incentive system that...

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Vote For Affordable Housing

Last Stand board is endorsing a Yes Vote for the Key West March 13, 2018 special election. The ballot question is simple and straightforward. If approved, the city charter will be  amended as follows: The maximum allowable height for habitable space on approximately...

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Florida 2018 Legislative Priorities

Committee Hearings are in process in the Florida Legislature prior to the opening of the 2018 session this coming January. Last Stand has adopted legislative priorities to protect the environment and quality of life for Monroe County as well as all of Florida....

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Opposing Deep Injection Well Plan for Everglades

South Florida Water Management District voted June 8th to go against Army Corps of Engineers decision not to include deep injection wells as a part of Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. Last Stand joined 73 organizations and businesses in a letter to Governor Scott...

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Last Stand Needs Board Members

We are looking for part-time and full-time residents who want to participate with Last Stand board members to promote, protect and preserve the quality of life and environment of the Florida Keys. Time committment is for a 2 hour meeting twice per month. Currently we meet the Monday before the First and Third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 12:30 pm at the Key West branch of Monroe County Library.