Friday, June 14, 2024

Marine Reserves educate White Sands Dive Shop

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Under the Department of Fisheries today, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Caye Caulker Marine Reserve and Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and National Park gave their annual presentation to White Sands Dive Shop staff. The presenters where Mariela Archer of the Hol Chan office , Nidia Chacon for the Caye Caulker Marine Reserve and Roberto Carballo for the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve. Topics of the presentations where general use of designated zones within the various reserves, new rules and regulations and new boundaries. The discussion topics included Coral reef monitoring results, Coral Bleaching, Coral Spawning at Caye Caulker, The new Kids Environmental Education project, Sea turtle monitoring and location of new residential developments proximity to the reserves.

More information about the Northern Marine Reserves management can be found in the Reef Currents newsletter from Hol Chan.

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