Lower Matecumbe Key


The Environment

There are so many stories that can be told about Lower Matecumbe and its environment.  Do you have a story?  Send it to us for inclusion here!


Stories (click on the blue title to view the story):

Coral Trees for Coral Restoration: The Coral Tree Nursery®: a simple framework of PVC pipe that resembles the shape of a tree. The nursery tree is tethered to the ocean floor and buoyed with a subsurface float. Coral fragments are hung from the branches of the tree using monofilament line.  To learn more ... click here.

Scarlet Ibis Who remembers the scarlet ibis that once called Lower Matecumbe home? (click herefor the story from an early LMKA newsletter)    Who remembers the people in the story!!!!