Lucia Speroni, Ph.D., Science Advisor, Debris Free Oceans (begins at 6:15pm)
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Join us for a celebration of sustainability in honor of Earth Day! Learn about how you can practice healthy living for yourself and the environment by visiting booths from local organizations, who will be attendance to share their conservation messages. Participating organizations and businesses include:

• Florida Keys Wild Bird Center
• John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
• Key Dives
• Coco Plum Place
• MarineLab Environmental Education Center
• History of Diving Museum
• CMD Yoga and Wellness Studio
• All Keys Cycles

Oman
4/24/2019 to 5/4/2019
Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D., REEF Director of Science and Brice Semmens, Ph.D., REEF Science Advisor

Located on the southeastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, the Sultanate of Oman is one of SCUBA diving's best kept secrets.

Sold out. Contact trips@REEF.org to be added to waitlist.
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Carlos and Allison Estape
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 19:00
REEF Interpretive Center, 98300 Overseas Hwy. Key Largo, FL 33037

Each month, underwater photographers and local naturalists Carlos and Allison Estape present a different informative and educational lesson about how to identify fish species found in the Florida Keys and throughout the Caribbean. In honor of the start of sea turtle nesting season in the Florida Keys, Carlos and Allison will be sharing a presentation about sea turtles, including what you can do to help protect them. Marine life enthusiasts of all levels are invited to attend. Class is free and open to the public.

Cozumel, Mexico
4/27/2019 to 5/4/2019
Tracey Griffin, Cozumel Naturalist and Expert REEF Surveyor

Join REEF's annual trip to Cozumel for a wonderful week of camaraderie, diving and citizen science! Enjoy some fabulous drift diving in waters that have been protected as a marine park for nearly 20 years.

4 diver spaces available. Inquire about accomodations at trips@REEF.org.
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4/30/2019 8:00pm EDT
REEF Staff

Join the first of a four part series taught by REEF staff on the top 60 fish of the Tropical Western Atlantic (the survey region that includes Florida, the Caribbean and the Bahamas). This course is a great introduction for beginning fishwatchers and a great review for advanced surveyors alike.

Tropical Western Atlantic
Classroom: Big Pine Key Library (213 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043, rear door) Dive: Looe Key Reef Resort & Dive Center (27340 Overseas Hwy., Ramrod Key, FL 33042)
5/1/2019 9:00am EDT

Looe Key Lionfish Collection and Handling Workshop

Classroom Lecture and Demonstration: 9:00-11:30 am Big Pine Key Library, 213 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043 (enter through rear door)

Diver's Direct (99621 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037)
5/2/2019 7:00pm EDT

Spring 2019 Marine Conservation Interns Lara Noren and Alyssa Panzer will be presenting about personal sustainability at Divers Direct in Key Largo. Lara and Alyssa will share goals, fun facts, and home tips on recycling and practicing good marine conservation habits in your daily life.

5/2/2019 8:00pm EDT
REEF Staff

Join the second of a four part series taught by REEF staff on the top 60 fish of the Tropical Western Atlantic (the survey region that includes Florida, the Caribbean and the Bahamas). This course is a great introduction for beginning fishwatchers and a great review for advanced surveyors alike.

Tropical Western Atlantic

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