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September 29th, 2010 | Author:

A new reef project at the east end of Pensacola Beach in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to pay big dividends for the diving and tourist industry devastated by the oil spill.

In the next few weeks crews will drop 19 pairs of artificial reefs offshore just east of Portofino which is expected to bring droves of snorkelers and divers.  Check out the WEAR Channel 3 report on what it means to the area.

The Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary is establishing the same kind of reef system on Navarre Beach in both the Gulf of Mexico and in the Santa Rosa Sound.  Together with a new effort to bring a similar reef system to Perdido Key, we can establish a Snorkeling trail that will provide a great amenity to residents and visitors.

May 19th, 2009 | Author:

We are Making Navarre Snorkelicious with two snorkeling/diving reefs and a pier.  The reefs will be beautiful, and benefit our economy and coastal ecosystem, as well as provide marine life education to children and adults.

As residents of Navarre, we are excited about this project for three main reasons:

•    Economy            –  $1.17 Million/Yr Economic Output
•    Environment    –   Increased Biodiversity and Cleaner Water
•    Education         –   Centerpiece Amenity for Marine Science Center

***How You or Your Business Can Help***

Sponsorship of the “Run for the Reef” charity 5k run and 1mile fun run October 10th.

Race Volunteers – Volunteer to be on the Run for the Reef Subcommittee to help plan and execute the Run for the Reef charity 5k run in the fall.

Event Volunteers – Volunteer to help man our booth at community events or with the International Coastal Cleanup in September

Tax Deductible Donations – On line at  http://www.navarrebeachmarinesanctuary.com/donations
By check payable to Navarre COC Foundation Account (include Marine Sanctuary in the memo of your check).  at the Visitor’s Center at the Hwy 98 and the Navarre Beach Bridge or mailed to:
Navarre Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Drawer 5430
Navarre, FL 32566

For details on how you can Make Navarre Snorkelicious visit our website or email us at navbms@navarrebeachmarinesanctuary.com.

Sincerely,

Your friends at the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary
Mark Griffith / Chairman
850-677-1875
www.navarrebeachmarinesanctuary.com