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The Transect Line - May/June 2017

Kickstarter Campaign Aims to Help California Kelp Ecosystems
Reef Check California has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund two multi-day expeditions to the Big Sur Coast and the Channel Islands to monitor the ongoing health of the areas’ marine ecosystems. The campaign ends on July 1, so show your support today!

Local Reef Check Groups Established in the Maldives and Oman

The Maldives and Oman are both establishing local Reef Check operations, a very positive development toward safeguarding each country’s reef ecosystems through better marine education and conservation. Both groups will launch community-based survey efforts to provide science-based information and solutions for reef protection.


Reef Check Tayrona is Colombia’s Biggest Citizen Science Event Ever

In April, Colombia and Corales de Paz united diverse parties in the country’s largest citizen scientist event ever, all for protection of the local reef ecosystem.

Attention LA Shoppers! Alexis Bittar In-Store Fundraiser to Benefit Reef Check

Join Alexis Bittar Venice on Friday, June 30 for a special fundraising event benefiting Reef Check. From 4p - 7p you can sip prosecco while you shop their new collection. Ten percent of sales will go to Reef Check.

Join Us September 28 for Our Save the Reefs, Save the Oceans Gala

This exciting event will take place at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica, CA on Thursday, September 28 and will honor special “Hero of the Reef” Dr. Bill Bushing with the Poseidon Award for his ongoing commitment to the health of our oceans. Please visit www.reefcheck.org/events/gala2017 for more information or to purchase tickets.
   
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