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 2005 15

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
  • Reports
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

Board of Directors

José Alejandro Alvarez
Marisol Pagés
Soledad Carballo
Carlos Abate
Darío Pimentel
Augusto Sención

Almacenes Carballo
Asociación de Hoteles Romana-Bayahibe
Asociación Popular de Ahorros y Préstamos
Cooperativa de Pescadores y Prestadores de Servicios Turisticos de La Caleta
CXO Consulting, S.R.L.
Cuerpo de Paz de los Estados Unidos
Distribuidora de Equipos Industriales y de Seguridad, S R L-DEINSA
Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina
Fundación Inter-Americana
Fundación Tropigas Natural
Golden Arrow Technical Diving Center
GUS Dive Center
Ministerio de Estado de Medio Ambiente
OAC Shipping Dominicana, SA
OMD Dominicana
Pages BBDO
Porter Novelli
Red Nacional de Apoyo Empresarial a la Proteccion Ambiental