Contact Information
Ruben E. Torres, Ph.D.
Reef Check Dominican Republic
Prol. Fantino Falco #5
Santo Domingo,
Tel: 809-227-4409
Fax: 809-227-4409

Surveys by Year
All data is available on the
Global Reef Tracker
2014 2 2013 3

2012 2 2011 11

2010 12 2009 17

2008 8 2007 11

2006 10 2004 11

 INTRODUCTION [ Back to EcoDiver Home ]
Welcome to Reef Check Dominican Republic!
Below are the volunteer opportunities currently offered for this country. Please use the contact information for more details.
Project Type: Field Work
Type of Volunteers Needed: Local Residents, Scuba Divers, Snorkellers, Tourists
Months Volunteer Opportunity Available: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Minimum Time Commitment Needed: 2 months
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2, expeditions can be arranged for groups
Costs Covered by Reef Check Team: Equipment, Transportation
Minimum Age: 21, max age 45
Language Requirement: English/Spanish ability preferred but not mandatory
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 809-227-4409

  • News
Reef Check Dominican Republic Announces its Environmental Marine Gastronomic Certification - 2015-06-26
Michigan High School Students Take a Field Trip to the DR - 2014-04-29
Reef Check Dominican Republic Launches National Coral Reef Initiative - 2013-06-12
Deploying Transects, Hunting Lionfish and Establishing a Coral Nursery with Reef Check DR - 2013-04-29
Cousteau Visits Reef Check Dominican Republic - 2012-06-22
Recent Study in DR Shows Benefits of MPA Management in La Caleta - 2012-02-15
DR Fishermen Get Involved in Reef Conservation with Caribbean SEA - 2011-11-14
Sylvia Earle Visits With Reef Check Dominican Republic - 2011-09-09
Reef Check Dominican Republic Celebrates 5 Years - 2011-08-31
Alternative Sustainable Tourism in La Caleta: Carey Aquatic Center Opens in the Dominican Republic - 2011-02-25
New Publication on La Caleta MPA in the Dominican Republic - 2010-09-13
Economic Valuation Report on Dominican Republic Coral Reefs Released - 2010-06-30
Dominican Today: Dominican tourism may lose US$100M on ruined coasts, warns - 2010-04-30
Numerous Achievements for RC Dominican Republic in 2009 - 2009-12-21
Reef Check Dominican Republic Awarded Grant - 2009-04-29
Dominican Republic Students Get To Know Their Marine Resources - 2008-10-27
Reef Check Dominican Republic To Hold 2nd Annual Fundraiser October 23rd - 2008-10-09
Reef Check Dominican Republic Participates in Cross-Cultural Fishermen Exchange - 2008-07-25
Reef Check Dominican Republic Partners with Fishermen to Protect Reefs - 2008-02-21
British Embassy in Santo Domingo Supports Coral Reef Conservation Efforts in the DR - 2008-01-07
Year in Review: Reef Check Dominican Republic - 2007-12-12
Reef Check Dominican Republic Holds Successful Fundraiser - 2007-11-08
Reef Check Dominican Republic On National Geographic’s Wild Chronicles - 2007-11-06
Reef Check conducts EcoAction training course in Bayahibe, Dominican Republic - 2007-09-12
Reef Check Dominican Republic Receives 2006 CEMEX Environmental Award - 2006-12-21
Reef Rescue in the Dominican Republic, June 17 - 2006-06-17