Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)

REEF

Key Largo, FL 33037, USA

Region Active

North America, Central America, Caribbean, Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Red Sea

Non-profit group

1990

Activity

Marine conservation, Fish monitoring, Protection of marine life, Invasive species, Education, Scientific expeditions,

Description

Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) is an international marine conservation organization that implements hands-on programs to involve local communities in conservation-focused activities. REEF is based in Key Largo, Florida, with remote staff in Illinois, California, and Washington. Its mission is to protect biodiversity and ocean life by actively engaging and inspiring the public through citizen science, education, and partnerships with the scientific community.
REEF's work focuses on four main projects: the Volunteer Fish Survey Project, the Grouper Moon Project, the Invasive Species Program, and the Explorers Education Program. REEF's marine conservation and citizen science programs currently operate in the coastal areas of North and Central America, the Caribbean, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, Hawaii, the South and Indo-west Pacific, Indian Ocean, and Red Sea.