Interested in joining the Reef Check California team? Our 2016 training season is open for registration, providing 8 opportunities across the state to get involved in our rocky reef monitoring program.
A recent scientific paper in the Journal 'BioInvasion Records' documented the rapid increase and spread of an invasive alga named Sargassum horneri along the coast of Southern California and down into Baja California, Mexico. The seaweed, which is native to
In 2016, exciting Reef Check EcoExpeditions to Tobago, the Maldives, Malaysia and Oman are scheduled. Sign up today!
The third Global Coral Bleaching Event (GCBE3) is underway. Reef Check has requested all interested groups (Reef Check and non-Reef Check teams) to send us reports and photos from field surveys. The list of responses for the months of September
On September 9, 2015, Drs. Gregor Hodgson (Reef Check) and Mark Eakin of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Organization (NOAA) organized a meeting in Washington, DC to bring together senior staff from international NGOs, government and funding agencies to present
On October 1st, Reef Check held our annual "Save the Reefs, Save the Oceans" gala on the sand at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica. With over two hundred guests in attendance, we honored this year's conservation heroes for
In July, Reef Check launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to survey the northern Channel Islands of California. After reaching full funding for our campaign, the survey expedition was held in September and visited Santa Rosa, Anacapa and Santa
On September 30, 2015 the White House Office hosted a Citizen Science Forum entitled "Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, By the People, For the People". This event brought together scientists, government agencies and citizen science programs to highlight