This article highlights the effectiveness of lionfish derbies in the Florida Keys, including the recent Earth Day Lionfish Derby where winning team Forever Young swept all three prize categories - most lionfish, largest, and smallest.
The article highlights Team Forever Young's participation in the 2022 REEF Earth Day Lionfish Derby, where they collected a record 426 invasive lionfish in one day.
2021 marks the second annual REEF Fish Out of Water 5K. This article highlights some fun aspects of the event and how to participate.
This article highlights some of the ways that the Upper Keys community has adressed the invasive lionfish, including REEF's 8th Annual Earth Day "Locals" Lionfish Derby held on April 23-25, 2021 in Key Largo.
This article shares some environmentally focused activities happening in the Florida Keys in celebration of Earth Day, including REEF's Earth Day Lionfish Derby.
This article features some upcoming events at REEF, with a focus on the Florida Keys. Events highlighed include the Earth Day Lionfish Derby, Fish Out of Water Virtual 5K, and Ocean Explorers Summer Camp.
Bonaire-based REEF member Cassandra Neal conducted 379 REEF surveys in 2020 - the most surveys of anyone that year! This article highlights Cassandra's participation in the Volunteer Fish Survey Project and the impact of her surveys.
REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project (fish surveys) and Invasive Species Program (invasive lionfish removals and derbies) are highlighted in this article about ways to participate in citizen science as a diver in the Florida Keys.
Eating invasive species has become a popular form of environmentalism in recent years. This article discusses REEF's work to address invasive lionfish and shares other invasive species currently on the menu around the world.