We're excited to announce our speaker lineup for 2023 REEF Fish & Friends! Each month features an engaging ocean-themed presentations from a guest speaker. Presentations are free to attend, and are hosted at the REEF Campus in Key Largo. If you're not able to join us in person, the seminars are livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. Upcoming Fish & Friends presentations include:

• February 14 – "Dolphin Cognition Research in the Florida Keys" presented by Abby Haddock, Dolphin Research Center
• March 14 – "Enhancing Long-term Survival and Sustainability of Coral Reefs" presented by Dr. Andy Bruckner, Research Coordinator at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
• April 11 – "Studying Reef Fish Ecology in the Florida Keys to Better Plan for the Future" presented by Drew Butkowski, Ph.D. Candidate at Florida International University
• May 9 – "Taking Action Against Plastic Pollution" presented by Catherine Uden, South Florida Representative at Oceana
• June 13 – "Coral Reef Sponge Research and Restoration" presented by Bobbie Renfro, Ph.D. Candidate at Florida State University
• July 11 – "The Caribbean Spiny Lobster Super Bug" presented by Tom Matthews, Lobster Research Scientist at FWC
• August 8 – "Introduction to Fish Portraits" presented by Stacey Henderson, Program Services Coordinator at REEF

Visit our Facebook page or YouTube channel to view the most recent Fish & Friends presentation, "The Effects of Marine Reserves on Florida Keys Fish" presented by Dr. Jim Bohnsack of NOAA. For more details about upcoming REEF events, visit www.REEF.org/events. You can also subscribe to our monthly REEF Campus & Keys Community newsletter here.