Links

Florida Native Species

Florida Association of Native Nurseries (FANN)

Florida Native Plant Society

Native Florida Plants - EDIS - University of Florida

Non-natives and Invasives

University of Florida - Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Nonnative Species - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation

Nonnative Species - National Park Service

Botanical Gardens

Atlanta Botanical Garden
Atlanta, Georgia - Features a large indoor display of blooming orchids from around the world.

Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) was founded in 1987 to link botanic gardens as a co-operating global network for effective plant conservation.

Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago, Illinois - The 385-acre Garden features 23 display gardens and three native habitats, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes.

Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland, Ohio - Has an 18,000 square foot glasshouse featuring the spiny desert of Madagascar and the butterfly-filled rainforest of Costa Rica.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Coral Gables, Florida - Their scientists have been growing and studying the world's palms for over 70 years, and they have built a large and diverse collection of living palms.

McKee Botanical Garden
Vero Beach, Florida - Is known for its 18-acre subtropical jungle hammock, filled with plants appropriate for horticultural growing zone 9B.

Plant Explorer
Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, has launched its Plant Explorer website. Plant Explorer allows you to look up any plant by name and provides unprecedented access to Longwood’s plant records, plant images, garden information and interactive maps.

Birds, Butterflys and Bees

Audubon Society
The Society's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

Florida Audubon

Florida Ornithological Society

Florida Birding Trail
The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is a collection of 489 sites throughout Florida selected for their excellent birdwatching or bird education opportunities.

Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival
Held each September, this lower Keys festival features five days of birding, butterfly and tropical garden field trips, as well as marine excursions led by knowledgeable experts and naturalists, in addition to evening presentations at a number of locales.

Conservation and Biodiversity

The Institute for Regional Conservation

The Nature Conservancy

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BCGI)

Partners for Fish and Wildlife
Sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, their mission is "To efficiently achieve voluntary habitat restoration on private lands, through financial and technical assistance, for the benefit of Federal Trust Species."

The Florida Keys Community

Tropic Cinema
Showing the best in independent, foreign and documentary films. Rated Best Cinema in Florida by Florida Monthly Magazine.

Key West Garden Club
West Martello Tower, a Civil War fort and a National Historic Site, is home to the Key West Garden Club and to the Joe Allen Garden Center, the club’s meeting and Educational facility. You are invited to stroll the brick pathways through graceful arched courtyards and lush, colorful foliage. The secluded Eden is one of the island's most tranquil spots.

History of Diving Museum
Florida Keys museum highlighting the history of diving.

Travelers Palm Inn
Travelers Palm has been welcoming discerning travelers to Key West for nearly two decades. The attraction of a quiet, secluded setting only blocks from the heart of our beautiful island town remains irresistable.


The Florida Keys Council of the Arts is the leading arts and cultural organization in the Florida Keys.

Key West Art & Historical Society
The Key West Art & Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that exists to promote the humanities, art, and history of the Florida Keys by educating the public and by collecting, preserving, restoring, and exhibiting significant art, artifacts, and historical properties.

The Gardens Hotel Check out this Key West, FL Hotel centrally located near famous attractions and events.

Key West Travel Guide is an extensive, up-to-date guide packed with local information and concierge advice.