Clean Ups Scheduled for September and October

Posted Thursday September 06, 2018 by Reef Relief

Help us Clean Up the Florida Keys!! Check out the links below...

Help us Clean Up the Florida Keys!! Check out the links below for details about the clean ups happening in September and October. We need all the help we can...

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South Florida Dumps Partially Treated Human Waste Offshore but, it’s Cleaning Up its Act

Posted Tuesday September 04, 2018 by Reef Relief

Over the decades, billions of gallons of partially treated sewage have flushed...

Over the decades, billions of gallons of partially treated sewage have flushed their way from South Florida toilets to the Atlantic Ocean. Six plants jettisoned wastewater from outfall pipes in...

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Florida Reef Tract Coral Disease Outbreak

Posted Tuesday August 28, 2018 by Reef Relief

Full Article : https://floridakeys.noaa.gov/coral-disease/ Florida Reef Tract Coral Disease Outbreak Scientists, policy...

Full Article : https://floridakeys.noaa.gov/coral-disease/ Florida Reef Tract Coral Disease Outbreak Scientists, policy makers, and the public are responding to a disease event affecting the continental United States’ only living barrier...

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Reef Relief statement regarding the proposed Goliath Grouper rules

Posted Wednesday April 25, 2018 by Reef Relief

To: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Re: Reef Relief statement regarding...

To: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Re: Reef Relief statement regarding the proposed Goliath Grouper rules Reef Relief publicly opposes any type of harvest on the critically endangered Goliath...

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Reef Relief statement regarding the proposed Goliath Grouper rules

Reef Relief Needs Your Help!

Posted Monday June 19, 2017 by Reef Relief

This Wednesday, June 21st at 5:30 pm at City Hall, the Commissioners...

This Wednesday, June 21st at 5:30 pm at City Hall, the Commissioners are holding a workshop to discuss parking needs and the proposed parking garage solution. Our fight is not...

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2017 Unsung Heroes Award!

Posted Thursday February 02, 2017 by Reef Relief

Congratulations to this year’s Community Foundation of the Florida Keys Unsung Heroes,...

Congratulations to this year’s Community Foundation of the Florida Keys Unsung Heroes, including Reef Relief’s nominee Maggie Howes! CFFK honored the tremendous efforts of 96 volunteers at the 2017 Unsung...

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Spring Break Coral Camp

Posted Thursday January 26, 2017 by Reef Relief

Sign Up Today for Spring Break Coral Camp! Campers 6 -12 years...

Sign Up Today for Spring Break Coral Camp! Campers 6 -12 years of age explore and learn about our surrounding marine environment through exciting educational activities at the Reef Relief...

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Spring Break Coral Camp

New mystery entity pushes local governments to oppose Negron’s Everglades reservoir plan

Posted Thursday October 13, 2016 by Reef Relief

New mystery entity pushes local governments to oppose Negron’s Everglades reservoir plan...

New mystery entity pushes local governments to oppose Negron’s Everglades reservoir plan Environmentalists say Stand up North Florida is a front group for the sugar industry Read more: http://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2016/10/front-group-new-entity-pushes-north-florida-cities-counties-to-oppose-negrons-everglades-reservoir-plan-106035#ixzz4MyXklqCq Follow...

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U.S. Senate Approves Everglades Restoration Plan

Posted Wednesday October 12, 2016 by Reef Relief

U.S. Senate approves Everglades restoration plan JENNA BUZZACCO-FOERSTERSep 15, 2016, 1:39 pm...

U.S. Senate approves Everglades restoration plan JENNA BUZZACCO-FOERSTERSep 15, 2016, 1:39 pm 0 The U.S. Senate passed a wide-sweeping water bill Thursday that includes $1.9 billion for Everglades restoration projects....

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U.S. Senate Approves Everglades Restoration Plan

Another Great Day at the Pool!

Posted Friday September 30, 2016 by Reef Relief

Another great day snorkeling at the MLK pool with Sugarloaf Students!...

Another great day snorkeling at the MLK pool with Sugarloaf Students!...

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Snorkeling at the pool with Sugarloaf Middle Schoolers!

Posted Thursday September 29, 2016 by Reef Relief

Today was an exciting day for Reef Relief and Sugarloaf School’s 6th,...

Today was an exciting day for Reef Relief and Sugarloaf School’s 6th, 7th, and 8th graders! All of the marine biology students took a field trip to the MLK pool...

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Snorkeling at the pool with Sugarloaf Middle Schoolers!

Stop the Algae! Save your Rivers and Everglades!

Posted Wednesday September 28, 2016 by Reef Relief

If you are a resident in any of the 16 counties in...

If you are a resident in any of the 16 counties in the Everglades watershed who cares about their health, water, environment, votes& taxes then come to The John Marshall...

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An underwater investigation of coral bleaching in the South Pacific

Posted Monday September 26, 2016 by Reef Relief

Reefs occupy just 1% of the world’s marine environment, but they provide...

Reefs occupy just 1% of the world’s marine environment, but they provide a home to a quarter of marine species—including a unique set of fish, turtles and algae. Many of...

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“Geography Spin” Magazine Features Coral Campers Baylie and Nathan!

Posted Thursday September 22, 2016 by Reef Relief

The September issue of “Geography Spin” discusses what kids are doing to...

The September issue of “Geography Spin” discusses what kids are doing to conserve our oceans. Coral Campers, Nathan Barroso and Baylie Brewer, are featured in the magazine for their dedication...

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“Geography Spin” Magazine Features Coral Campers Baylie and Nathan!

INITIATIVE TO RESTORE ONE MILLION CORALS LAUNCHES IN THE CARIBBEAN AND FLORIDA KEYS

Posted Wednesday September 21, 2016 by Reef Relief

“As global challenges to the long-term sustainability of coral reefs intensify, so...

“As global challenges to the long-term sustainability of coral reefs intensify, so must our efforts to understand and address them,” said Dr. Michael P. Crosby, President & CEO of Mote....

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INITIATIVE TO RESTORE ONE MILLION CORALS LAUNCHES IN THE CARIBBEAN AND FLORIDA KEYS

Reef Relief Staff Performs Key West Marine Park Buoy Maintenance!

Posted Tuesday September 20, 2016 by Reef Relief

All Reef Relief staff was at the Key West Marine Park today...

All Reef Relief staff was at the Key West Marine Park today to perform maintenance on the buoys marking the swim areas. Salt water is very corrosive so it is...

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Latest ocean warming review reveals extent of impacts on nature and humans

Posted Tuesday September 13, 2016 by Reef Relief

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 5 September (IUCN) – Ocean warming is affecting humans in...

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 5 September (IUCN) – Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on fish stocks and crop yields, more...

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Latest ocean warming review reveals extent of impacts on nature and humans

Thank you to the Wells Fargo volunteers!

Posted Tuesday September 13, 2016 by Reef Relief

This past Saturday, 13 volunteers from the North Roosevelt Wells Fargo branch...

This past Saturday, 13 volunteers from the North Roosevelt Wells Fargo branch joined us for storm drain stenciling in New Town. Key West has over 1000 storm drains and many...

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Thank you to the Wells Fargo volunteers!

Key West Parrot Head Club Cruise Raffle

Posted Friday September 09, 2016 by Reef Relief

Key West Parrot Head Club is holding a raffle for your chance...

Key West Parrot Head Club is holding a raffle for your chance to win a cruise for two to raise funds for local charities including Reef Relief! Tickets are $20...

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Key West Parrot Head Club Cruise Raffle

Congratulations to the Reef Relief Citizens of the Month!

Posted Thursday September 08, 2016 by Reef Relief

Reef Relief recognizes Zachary Totton, Brian East, Jon Maravilla, Thurman Scott II,...

Reef Relief recognizes Zachary Totton, Brian East, Jon Maravilla, Thurman Scott II, Amos Goble, Trey Cundiff, and Ricky Ray from the U.S. Coast Guard as the organization’s Environmental Citizens of the Month...

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Congratulations to the Reef Relief Citizens of the Month!