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
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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Jun 11, 2015

Coral Restoration February 2014 to April 2015 Report

adopta un coral 1
adopta un coral 1
  • During this period (February 2014 to April 2015), a total of US$1,040 were received via the Global Giving website from twenty 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.
  • We have continued to update and create new campains for our Adopt-a-Coral Program, for this period, new campaigns were added such as Valentine’s Day, DR Independence Day (Feb 27th), and Semana Santa (Easter Week), creating more traffic into our new website and fundraising that way too. See related images as part of this report.
  • We also secured funding from Tropigas Foundation, a NGO part of the Marti Group, they will be supporting the installation of 6 new nurseries all over Dominican Republic, which will result in more corals to adopt, so tell your family and friends.
adopta un coral 2
adopta un coral 2
valentine 1
valentine 1
valentine 2
valentine 2
 
   

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