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Reef Watch set to become an annual event
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Over 100 people participated in the first ever Reef Watch hosted by the Bermuda Zoological Society that raised more than $21,000 for reef conservation awareness


Recently Held “Reef Watch” Hailed A Success
Friday, September 06, 2013

On Saturday [Aug 31], 21 boats made their way to over 40 reef sites around the island to take survey of the state of the coral, color and quantity of specific types of fish.


Reef Watch was fun and useful… …and volunteers are wanted all year round
Friday, September 06, 2013

Who knew that armed with just mask, snorkel, clipboard and a hula-hoop you can become a citizen scientist?


Reef Watch raise more than $15k
Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The inaugural Reef Watch citizen science research and awareness drive on Saturday has so far so far raised some $15k.


Turtle Hill Golf Club & BAMZ Turtle Project
Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The Fairmont Southampton’s Championship Par 3 golf course, The Turtle Hill Golf Club, is living up to its name. The golf club was rebranded to the current name in October 2012 to portray an authentically local name, and to bring awareness to the sea turtle preservation efforts in Bermuda.



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Reef Watch raise more than $15k
Bermuda Sun
Wednesday, September 04, 2013

By Sarah Laran, Sub-editor/Writer
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 9:25 AM

The inaugural Reef Watch citizen science research and awareness drive on Saturday has so far so far raised some $15k.

The money will go towards the continued conservation and research of Bermuda’s economically critical reef systems.

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Survey: Volunteers saw lots of parrot fish but hardly
any groupers and snappers.
 *Photo Chris Burville.

The inaugural event organized by the Bermuda Zoological Society attracted some 100 participants — in 20 boats. Chief scientist Thaddeus Murdoch told
the Bermuda Sun: “We were thrilled to see so many people sign up for the first year was great.

“We have not been through all the data yet but so far we have seen that coral bleaching is a factor which we expected because it has  been a very hot summer for the reefs of Bermuda. As part of the fish surveys done on the day, we also saw there were lots of parrot fish but not a lot of predatory fish like groupers and snappers which is a big shame.”