Maintain the EcoSystem

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

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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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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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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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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.