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WHO WE ARE

Reef Watch is an award-winning program of the Conservation Council of South Australia.

Reef Watch contributes to the health of the marine environment by training community volunteers to monitor temperate marine environments using non-destructive, internationally recognised techniques. Volunteers generate valuable scientific data that allows adaptive management for conservation of the marine environment.

Reef Watch was set up in 1997 with the objective of training recreational divers to use scientific monitoring techniques to generate data about the state of Adelaide’s metropolitan reefs.

A second program was developed in 2002 - ‘Feral or In Peril’. This adjunct program trains volunteers to monitor both introduced pest species as well as species about which more information is required.

The ‘Intertidal Program’ adds another element to Reef Watch, allowing non-divers to participate in scientific environmental monitoring of the coast.

ACTIVITIES

INTERTIDAL REEF RAMBLES

Education Adventures

SUBTIDAL DIVE SURVEYS

Dive to discover our Reefs

ADOPT A REEF

Protecting our marine environment

“There is no wifi in the ocean, but you will definitely find a good connection”
Reef Watch SA Volunteer

GET INVOLVED

REEF WATCH EVENTS

For news on upcoming events visit our Facebook page

DATA PORTAL

We log all citizen science data on the Atlas of Living Australia. To upload data from a Reef Watch survey please use this link.

CONTACT REEF WATCH SA

Get in touch with Reef Watch SA to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

The Joinery, 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA, Australia, 5000

reefwatch@conservationsa.org.au

08 8223 5155