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Free Admission Screening for “Chasing Coral” on July 14th Keys-wide!

FKNMS, with National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Mote Marine Laboratory, Coral Restoration Foundation and Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) will be hosting a premier of the documentary “Chasing Coral,” throughout the Keys on Friday, July 14. The movie is made by the same team that made Chasing Ice several years back and chronicles the unprecedented rate … Continue reading Free Admission Screening for “Chasing Coral” on July 14th Keys-wide!

Environmental Team Meeting- Wednesday, July 5th

UKAN's Environmental Team will be meeting on July 5th at 6PM at Key Largo Park, in the pavilions by the tennis courts, if anyone is interested in helping to re-invigorate a Green Keys Initiative! We will be delving into single use plastic issues as well as how to help make the Keys holistically a more … Continue reading Environmental Team Meeting- Wednesday, July 5th

June Meeting- THIS Wednesday, June 21st!

UKAN IN THE NEWS! In case you missed it, UKAN's Coconut campaign made the front page of the Free Press.  One of our coconuts and photos of the meeting with hundreds of coconuts displayed were included along with an article describing out efforts to gain Curbelo's attention.  You can reach the article in the Keys … Continue reading June Meeting- THIS Wednesday, June 21st!

CALL to ACTION: Veto HB7069

CALL TO ACTION: Please contact Governor Rick Scott and ask him to veto HB7069, an awful 274 page bill that includes House Speaker Richard Corcoran's legislative priority, "Schools of Hope", designed to encourage out of state, for profit corporate charter chains to set up their networks in Florida (the Walmarts of Charter Schools).  Schools of … Continue reading CALL to ACTION: Veto HB7069

Upper Keys League of Women Voters Upcoming Meeting and Everglades Talk

The Upper Keys League of Women Voters will continue its 5th Week of the Month speaker series on May 22at the Key Largo Library community room at  7 pm.  The featured speaker will be Dr. Stephen Davis, Ecologist.  In his role as the Everglades Foundation's Ecologist, Dr. Davis draws upon his twenty plus years of Everglades … Continue reading Upper Keys League of Women Voters Upcoming Meeting and Everglades Talk

LET’S MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO ON MAY 20TH IN MIAMI!

  ►May 20th, 2017 @ 3:00--5th Annual March Against Monsanto Omni / Adrienne Arsht Center Metromover Station ►After Party Following 4:30 PM at Toejam Backlot. in Wynwood. In light of the Bayer/Monsanto Merger -- Help us make this the biggest and best march ever! Come together! We must be the change we wish to see! Calling all eaters, … Continue reading LET’S MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO ON MAY 20TH IN MIAMI!

HANDS ACROSS THE SAND EVENT (May 20th)- Come show support of renewable energy and that it’s time to leave dirty fossil fuels in the ground!

In particular, this event will be promoting an end to the Sabal Trail Pipeline and expansion of offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast. The closest organized event to Key Largo is Matheson Hammock in Coral Gables.  There will also be an event at Smathers Beach in Key West.  The … Continue reading HANDS ACROSS THE SAND EVENT (May 20th)- Come show support of renewable energy and that it’s time to leave dirty fossil fuels in the ground!

Operation Bedroll- A Huge Success!

A huge “thank you” to the UKAN Environment team for coming out in support of Operation Bedroll. Making plarn (plastic bag yarn) is a big part of this process and we appreciate each and every one of you that came out! For those of you who don’t know, Operation Bedroll is an organization in the … Continue reading Operation Bedroll- A Huge Success!