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Restoration of Northern California Bull Kelp Forests Report

August 29, 2022

Over the last two years, Reef Check Foundation has been working in partnership with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Ocean Protection Council, The Nature Conservancy, Noyo…

Reef Check’s Tropical Program Reaches Milestone

August 29, 2022

Reef Check has reached a significant milestone! Thanks to 25 years of hard work from our volunteer EcoDivers we now have more than 15,000 coral reef surveys in our global…

Reef Check Malaysia Celebrates 15 Years

August 29, 2022

August 3rd marked the 15th anniversary of Reef Check Malaysia! Who would have thought that an organization that started off with one full time staff and just 16 survey sites…

New Reef Check Program Launches in Ecuador

June 28, 2022

We are happy to announce there is a new Reef Check coordinator and training facility in Ecuador, led by Conservación Marina Ecuador (CONMAR). One of CONMAR's main objectives is to…

Invasive Seaweed Found in California Marine Protected Area

June 27, 2022

In May, Reef Check California divers observed Sargassum muticum, an invasive species of seaweed, in the State Marine Reserve at Point Lobos State Park, marking the first recorded observation in…

Annie Bauer-Civiello Joins Reef Check as Restoration Program Director

June 27, 2022

Reef Check has welcomed Annie Bauer-Civiello into a new position as Director of the Kelp Restoration Program. Annie received a Bachelor of Science in marine biology from the University of…