Dr. Cori Convertito, Key West Art & Historical Society
6/11/2024 6:15pm to 8:00pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Ernest Hemingway, a famous writer in Key West throughout the 1930s, immersed himself in Florida Keys game fishing and did much to popularize it among fellow writers, readers and sportsmen. Cori will discuss Hemingway’s angling exploits and spotlight his conservation activities, an intriguing counterpoint to his well-known passion for boating big game fish.

Paddle the Florida Keys, 90773 Old Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070
6/15/2024 10:00am EDT

Help protect the oceans! Join REEF and Surfrider Foundation Florida Keys Chapter for a mangrove and coastal cleanup in partnership with our friends at Paddle the Florida Keys. Attendees should bring a reusable water bottle, and sun protection.

Islamorada, FL
6/18/2024 8:00am EDT to 6/20/2024 12:00pm EDT

REEF is seeking experienced divers (Advanced Open Water and 50+ dives) to assist with a new citizen science initiative, the SMILE project.

If you are a diver who is interested in participating in this work, contact Jen Loch, REEF Research Associate, at jen.loch@REEF.org to find out more.
6/18/2024 8:00pm EDT
Jonathan Lavan

Fish Geek Extraordinaire, Jonathan Lavan, will take you on a trip around the world to marvel at the clever disguises of these hidden marine creatures.

Bargibanti's Pygmy Seahorse photo by Jonathan Lavan

General / Other Taxa
Jardines de la Reina, Cuba
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
6/22/2024 to 6/29/2024
Amy Lee, Engagement and Communications Manager, with Ned and Anna DeLoach

Known as one of the best-preserved marine areas in the Caribbean, Jardines de la Reina (Gardens of the Queen) is a marine park located in the southeastern portion of Cuba known for its high fish diversity and biomass.

Sold out - please contact trips@REEF.org to be added to waitlist
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Key Largo, FL
7/6/2024 9:15am EDT

For this Great Annual Fish Count event, join us and Island Ventures for a REEF fish ID class followed by a survey dive/snorkel!

Morning check-in for the fish ID class at 9:15am, break for lunch at 11am (on your own), and check-in for the dive/snorkel at Island Ventures at 12:15pm.

13 Seagate Blvd Key Largo. Dive/snorkel check-in is 12:15. Contact Island Ventures 1-305-451-4957.
Florida / Gulf of Mexico
Seminar and Dive Workshop
Brad Bertelli, Florida Keys historian, author, speaker, & Honorary Conch
7/9/2024 6:15pm to 8:00pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Join Brad as he explores the history of Florida wrecker Captain Ben Baker, pineapple farming in the Florida Keys, and the Albury connection to REEF and Key Largo Grammar School, a two-room coral rock building now home to the Key Largo Moose Lodge.

Key Largo, FL
7/10/2024 9:15am EDT

This Great Annual Fish Count, join REEF and Amoray Dive Center for a free fish ID class, followed by a REEF survey dive/snorkel. 

To book or ask questions, contact Amoray either by email, divecenter@amoraywatersports.com, or phone, 305-451-3595. Can also book online at amoray.com. Two-tank dive: $95+tax. Snorkel: $65+tax
Florida / Gulf of Mexico
Seminar and Dive Workshop
John Pennekamp State Park Visitor Center, 102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
7/11/2024 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