Reef Check Dominican Republic

Protection and Conservation of Coral Reefs in the Dominican Republic, using marine protected areas as a tool to ensure sustainability of natural resources, and supporting the livelihoods of local communities
Mar 8, 2016

Coral Restoration August to Nov '15 Jan '16

portrait for local campaign
portrait for local campaign
  • During this period (August to October 2015), a total of US$3,923.74 !!!! (a record for any fund raising period ever, via the Global Giving website from 39 donations, two of them recurring many thanks for the continued support, and special thanks to recurring donors (thank you again Laura and Sayo Aoki). All your donations and giving this coral species a chance.
  • We conducted from re-fragmentation work in our main coral nursery in La Caleta, in preparation for our holiday season, in which we expect many coral adoptions (as we ended up having, continue reading)
  • An Adopt-a-coral campaign was developed for this 2016 Christmas holiday season; an adoption kit was created and offered to private companies as gift to offer to their employees and clients. At least 400 corals were adopted using this local campaign.
  • New efforts are being done to install yet another coral nursery in Boca Chica beach, which will be covered in the next report.
envelope for adoption kit
envelope for adoption kit
Adoption kit certificate
Adoption kit certificate

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Dec 9, 2015

Coral Restoration August to October 2015 Report

  • During this period (August to October 2015), a total of US$165 were received via the Global Giving website from four donations, one of them recurring many thanks for the continued support, and special thanks to recurring donors (thank you again Laura and Sayo Aoki). All your donations and giving this coral species a chance.
  • Another coral nursery was installed in Bayahibe during august, thanks to your contribution and Tropigas Foundation. We have an alliance with Coral Point Divers, whom have dedicated staff to maintain this coral nursery. Another coral nursery is being planned on yet another location in DR, for more info on all our locations, visit adoptauncoralrd.org.
  • As Holyday season approaches, we are preparing a large campaign for people and companies to adopt corals for their friends and relatives, we expect to have close to 500 corals adopted for this season.

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Sep 10, 2015

Coral Restoration May to July 2015 Report

Loading materials on boat
Loading materials on boat

Coral Restoration May to July 2015 Report

  • During this period (May to July 2015), a total of US$180 were received via the Global Giving website from four donations, one of them recurring many thanks for the continued support, and special thanks to recurring donors (thank you again Laura). All your donations and giving this coral species a chance.
  • The funds we secured from EGE Haina and the funds from you, were implemented with the expansion of the existing coral nursery in Juancho, Pedernales, and a talk was given to fishermen there about sustainable fisheries practices, see pictures in this report.
Talk to fishermen from Juancho
Talk to fishermen from Juancho

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