Coral Restoration Foundation Citizen Scientist Program!

Are you a scuba diver with a passion for the coral reefs?

Do you want to help save coral reefs from extinction?

At Sea Dwellers Dive Center, our answer is an emphatic YES to both!

Here’s how… 

The Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) Citizen Scientist Program is a way to be involved and help protect our beautiful coralCRF Saving the Reefs in the Florida Keys! reefs here in the Florida Keys.  Sea Dwellers Dive Center will be taking scuba charters on a regular basis out to CRF reef sites to monitor planted coralks using the fun, easy-to-use smartphone app, OkCoral, you can use your recreational dives on the Florida Reef Tract to help us answer vital questions about the health and survivorship of our coral outplants. This data will make a significant contribution to the success of our mission of coral restoration!

Your data will help us begin to answer things like “which reef habitat has greater coral survivorship?” or “are there differences in genotype performances?” and many other questions.

Coral Restoration Foundation Citizen Scientists can be snorkelers or divers. All you need is a smartphone* and a way of recording data or taking pictures underwater! Dive Key Largo while helping to preserve our precious Florida Keys Reef!

Sea Dwellers Dive Center “CRF Citizen Scientist Dive Schedule” Key Largo Dive Center in the Florida Keys!CRF helping Florida Keys Reefs!
…call 1-800-451-3640 for dates & details!


Coral Restoration Foundation

Play the gameGet the… OkCoral App

The OkCoral App quickly brings you up to speed using an intuitive swipe-based game. Playing OkCoral will train you on:

  • Identifying the differences between staghorn and elkhorn corals
  • How to spot the difference between living and dead corals
  • Identifying corals that have grown together and fused, and those that haven’t

Get Involved, help preserve the Reefs for generations to come!

-Your Sea Dwellers Dive Center Staff

Reef Fest – Key Largo Diving Extravaganza!

Announcing the 2015 Reef Fest -A Great Way to Dive Key Largo!

We’re happy to announce that Sea Dwellers Dive Center of  Key Largo is a host for this year’s Annual Reef fest Event put on by the REEF Foundation.  We’ll offer daily scuba diving trips, (of course), with REEF Representatives and you can learn how to engage in fish counts while helping REEF expand it’s database!  Improve your fish ID skills with the best!  REEF is offering many exciting events to coincide with the weekend including Seminars and Social Events. Some require registration, so let us know if you have Dive Key Largo with the REEF Foundationany questions.

Sea Dwellers is offering a great Dive & Stay Package to coincide with the event..Sept 24th – 27th

Stay 3 nights, get the 4th Free Dive & Stay Package!
$408 plus tax per diver/double occupancy!
Sept 24th – 27th, 2015

Event Seminars Link

Check out this video for details on events associated with this weekend…and come dive Key largo and enjoy REEF Fest 2015 with Sea Dwellers Dive Center of Key Largo!

Thursday, September 24th

  • 1:30 – 5:30 pm — Seminars with Renowned Ocean Experts — Murray Nelson Government Center
  • 6:30 – 8:30 pm — Welcome Party — Caribbean Club

Friday, September 25th

  • 8:00 am – 12:00pm — Fish Survey and Lionfish Themed Dives with Marine Life Experts  — Various Dive Shops
  • 1:30 – 5:30 pm — Seminars with Renowned Ocean Experts — Murray Nelson Government Center
  • 6:00 – 9:00 pm — Open House — REEF HQ

Saturday, September 26th

  • 8:00 am – 12:00pm — Fish Survey and Lionfish Themed Dives with Marine Life Experts — Various Dive Shops
  • 1:30 – 5:30 pm — Seminars with Renowned Ocean Experts — Murray Nelson Government Center
  • 6:30 – 10:00 pm — Celebration Dinner Party— TICKETS REQUIRED

Sunday, September 27th

  • 8:00 am – 12:00pm — Fish Survey and Lionfish Themed Dives with Marine Life Experts — Various Dive Shops
  • 9:30 am – 11:30am — Private Sustainers Brunch

So come on down for the festivities, key largo diving has never been more fun! Call us at Sea Dwellers Dive Center of Key Largo for reservations!

 

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