Jim Brittsan, Owner of Sustainable Oceans and Reefs (SOAR)
8/13/2024 6:15pm to 8:00pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Jim's work focuses on long-spined sea urchins and their potential to rejuvenate coral habitats. He will discuss his work, including holistic approaches that include all life found on coral reef ecosystems and emphasizing the symbiotic relationships between organisms.

Key Dives - Islamorada & Looe Key Reef Resort - Ramrod Key
8/12/2024 9:00am EDT to 8/14/2024 5:00pm EDT

The 2024 Florida Keys Lionfish Collecting & Handling Workshop is OPEN!

Monday, August 12 - Key Dives, 79851 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036

Pre-registration is required! You must complete the registration form linked above and pay your $40 refundable deposit to secure your space.
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and Olympus Dive Center
8/5/2024 6:00pm EDT to 8/6/2024 2:00pm EDT

Join REEF and Olympus Dive Center in hosting a fish identification and surveying workshop in North Carolina! This is a fun way to get in the water, learn new things, and help gather data on our marine ecosystems.

Call Olympus Dive Center at (252) 726-9432 to sign up for the REEF dives on August 6. No registration required for free fish ID class on August 5.
7/31/2024 8:00pm EDT
Stacey Henderson

The Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean region holds plenty of surprises for fishwatchers. Catch one of our first Fishinars about this new region.

European Parrotfish photo by Carol Cox

Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
Jasmine Mateo, REEF Marine Conservation Intern
7/30/2024 6:15pm to 8:30pm EDT
REEF Campus (98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037)

Join REEF and the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center to learn all about seabirds and their interconnectivity within marine ecosystems! We will cover topics such as seabird adaptations, conservation, and the connection between fish populations and seabirds.This event will kick off with a social from 6:15pm to 7:00pm, featuring drinks and snacks. At 7:00pm we will have an engaging presentation followed by a fun trivia game. Hope to see you there!

Tobago Dive Experience and Speyside Inn, Tobago
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
7/27/2024 to 8/3/2024
Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D, Co-Executive Director, and Brice Semmens, Ph.D. REEF Science Advisor

Tobago's unique location in the southern Caribbean results in rich biodiversity. Outflow from the Orinoco River in Venezuela feeds this area with an abundance of nutrients, which in turn attracts lots of fish.

Spaces available - register today!
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Key Largo, FL
7/26/2024 9:15am EDT

This Great Annual Fish Count, join REEF and Pirate's Cove Watersports for a free fish ID class, followed by a REEF fish survey dive/snorkel.

Call Pirate's Cove Watersports at (305) 453-9881 to register.
Florida / Gulf of Mexico
Seminar and Dive Workshop
John Pennekamp State Park Visitor Center, 102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
7/25/2024 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Join us for a free fish ID class, held every Thursday from 11am-12pm at the John Pennekamp State Park Visitor Center. This engaging class will teach you how to identify various fishes that you'll see while snorkeling or diving in the Florida Keys!


No registration required.
Florida / Gulf of Mexico