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Meet The People That have Made The Coral Farm What It Is.

The Cozumel Coral Reef Program Would Not Be Possible With Out It's Volunteers
Susan Buchanan

Susan Buchanan

Susan is our most senior volunteer! That is the Spirit! for their participation in the coral conservation program and for helping us in the coral nurseries. Thank you very much! and see you soon!

William Patrick Buchanan

William Patrick Buchanan

We want to congratulate our friend from St Louis Missouri William Patrick Buchanan 

Cathy Urquhart, Barbara Eller,  Elodye Antoine

Cathy Urquhart, Barbara Eller, Elodye Antoine

Also we want to congratulate Cathy Urquhart for completing her course in coral reef conservation and also Thank Barbara Eller and Elodye Antoine for their help in the nurseries. Welcome as volunteers anytime!

Cathy Urquhart, Barbara Eller,  Elodye Antoine

Cathy Urquhart, Barbara Eller, Elodye Antoine

Also we want to congratulate Cathy Urquhart for completing her course in coral reef conservation and also Thank Barbara Eller and Elodye Antoine for their help in the nurseries. Welcome as volunteers anytime!

We want to thank our friends Chris Mertan and Nina Mertan and also congratulate Eric Milano and Fulton Derrick Edwards from Wisconsin for the completion of the coral conservation course and to all thanks for your help in the coral nurseries

Ryan Spears

Ryan Spears

We want to congratulate our friend Ryan Spears from Brooklyn New York for the completiton of the coral reef conservation program and thank you for your help in the platforms and the restoration areas. See you the next time!

Mac Chopin and Sandy Chopin

Mac Chopin and Sandy Chopin

We want to congratulate our friends Mac Chopin and Sandy Chopin from Wisconsin for becoming volunteers after completing the coral conservation course and also thank you for your help in the restoration areas. Sorry for the delay but we have been busy with the spawnning. Hope to see you back soon!

Lefke Kerr

Lefke Kerr

we want to congratulate Lefke Kerr from England for finishing her course in coral conservation and thank you very much for your help during the spawnning event.

Daniel La Basse

Daniel La Basse

We also want to congratulate Daniel La Basse from Seabrook Texas for completing his course in coral reef conservation and also thank you for your help in the new restoration areas. Come back soon to see the corals you saved!

Jacqulyn Tong, Linda Catalano, Sanja Zgonjanin, Eric Ciar, and Patrick Smith

Jacqulyn Tong, Linda Catalano, Sanja Zgonjanin, Eric Ciar, and Patrick Smith

We want to congratulate our friends Jacqulyn Tong, Linda Catalano, Sanja Zgonjanin, Eric Ciar, and Patrick Smith from New Jersey for completing the coral reef conservation course and also thank them for the help in the restoration areas. Thank you and welcome any time now as volunteers and under water citizen scientists!

Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss

We want to thank our friend Benjamin Weiss for his help during last week in the restoration platforms. thank you Ben until the next time!

Michael McKinney

Michael McKinney

We want to thank our friend Michael McKinney for his help as a volunteer in the coral platforms and for the brushes you donated. Thank you Mike!

DAY OF THE OCEANS

Este sabado 8. durante este dia de los oceanos , nosotros nos dedicamos a preparar 2 nuevas plataformas fractales para plantar los corales rescatados. Queremos agradecer a Mariana Vergara y a Benji Price por ayudarnos en preparar las plataformas y plantar los corales. Gracias y seguiremos con las otras ocho que faltan

This Saturday 8. During this day of the oceans, we are dedicated to preparing 2 new fractal platforms to plant the rescued corals. We want to thank Mariana Vergara and Benji Price for helping us prepare the platforms and plant the corals. Thank you and we will continue with the other eight missing

Also as part of the activities of the day of the oceans, we work together with Eco Divers Cozumel and Mariana Vergara in the cleaning of Zoe – A Living Sea Sculpture we also want to thank Sand Dollar Sports Diving for helping in the logistics of Zoe, which is the First biorock structure in Cozumel!

Tambien como parte de las actividades del dia de los oceanos , trabajamos junto con Eco Divers Cozumel y Mariana Vergara en la limpieza de Zoe – A Living Sea Sculpture tambien queremos agradecer a Sand Dollar Sports Diving por ayudar en la logística de Zoe, que es la primera estructura de biorock en Cozumel!

Islanders Doing Their Part!

Islanders Doing Their Part!

We want to thank the group of volunteers for the prores Cristina Cortés, Chiaki Kuno, Mina Morsán, Cristina Balcázar Escalera, Italia Moreno, Guajardo Ramos, Arturo and Ernesto Hevia del Puerto for participating in The practice of cleaning coral reefs and the removal of the sediments from the bottom to the north of the international pier that so much damage to our corals, thank you and we will continue through the reefs of Cozumel!

Anna Harvey

Anna Harvey

We also want to congratulate our friend Anna Harvey from Florida for completing the coral conservation course and also thank her for the help in the restoration areas. Now you are a volunteer with us!

Julien Thorez

Julien Thorez

We want to congratulate our friend Julien thorez from France for having participated in the coral conservation course and thank you for helping us in cleaning up the platforms and structures of biorock. See you soon!

Ernest L. Rhodes Sr

Ernest L. Rhodes Sr

We want to congratulate Ernest L. Rhodes Sr. From Monroe Luisiana for completing his Coral Reef Conservation Course and also thanks for the help in the restoration areas see you next time you are back in Cozumel!

Sandra Arntz

Sandra Arntz

We want to congratulate our friend Sandra Arntz from the Netherlands for completing her course in coral reef conservation and for her help in the new restoration areas we thank you. Until the next dive!

Coral Head Rescue

Coral Head Rescue

Today we want to thank our friends from Sand Dollar Sports Diving, the friends of CIMAC AC also to Comité Corales Vivos Cozumel for their help in the rescue and especially thanks to the help of Bernardo for his experience in moving a Coral head that was being very affected by bad practices that have hurt the seabed of Cozumel. This time we could save him and we’ll make sure he’s back to life. Thank you to all the volunteers if your help this effort would not have been possible.

Shaunna Duvett

Shaunna Duvett

We want to thank our friend Shaunna Duvett from California for participating in the intro course to the coral restoration course and help us in the restoration areas. See you next time in future restoration areas

Christopher C. Avent Sr

Christopher C. Avent Sr

We want to thank our friend Christopher C. Avent Sr. for his visit to the restoration areas and for his help in the coral platforms. Thanks until the next dive

Maria Novak and Robert Koehler

Maria Novak and Robert Koehler

We want to congratulate our friends Maria Novak and Robert Koehler from 
Tucson Arizona for the completion of their coral reef conservation course and to thank them for their help in the restoration areas for the last couple of days. Sorry that I took only a few photos but this week we will dive again and get the rest

Dale Davis and Kari-Ann Melendez

Dale Davis and Kari-Ann Melendez

Today we want to congratulate our friends Dale Davis and Kari-Ann Melendez for completing their coral reef conservation course and also thank them for their help in the restoration areas see you back soon!

Maria Vargas

Maria Vargas

We want to congratulate Maria Vargas Ponce for completing her Coral Reef Conservation course and thanks for the help in the restoration areas we also want to thank the stingray Aguila who also helped us clean up! See you soon

Hector Gonzalez Alejandre

Hector Gonzalez Alejandre

We want to congratulate Hector Gonzalez Alejandre for having finished their coral conservation course and thank you for your help in the restoration areas thank you and see you soon!

Kevin Herroz Hiriart and Jorge Herroz

Kevin Herroz Hiriart and Jorge Herroz

We want to congratulate Kevin Herroz Hiriart and Jorge Herroz for having finished Kevin his open water course and both for having completed his coral conservation course. And thank you for your help in the restoration areas

Trisha Mansfield Frakes and Garrett Frakes

Trisha Mansfield Frakes and Garrett Frakes

We want to thank Trisha Mansfield Frakes and Garrett Frakes for their help during this weekend at the restoration areas and thank you for the brushes. Hope to see you back soon!

Phillip Hance,Michael Greene and Darrell Parke

Phillip Hance,Michael Greene and Darrell Parke

we want to congratulate our friends Phillip Hance, Michael Greene and Darrell Parke from Broken Arrow Oklahoma and Okiescuba for successfully accomplished their Research Diver Course and thank you very much for your help in the restoration areas and for the data collection! we hope to see you back soon!

Chelsey R. Taylor

Chelsey R. Taylor

We want to congratulate Chelsey R. Taylor from Michigan for the completion of the coral reef conservation course, and also thank her and Katarzyna Pierzyna for their help in the restoration areas

DAY OF THE REEF

Thank you to everyone that has joined together to clean up the trash in our beautiful Ocean. 

Como parte de el día de los arrecifes, ayer hicimos una limpieza de los arrecifes al norte de el muelle internacional de donde se sacaron 270 kg de basura gracias a los participantes como CIMAC ACCORAL HEROCozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program también agradecer a Sand Dollar Sports Diving por la ayuda con tanques y equipo y también agradecer a Cozumel Marine World por la ayuda con la embarcación. El cuidado de nuestros arrecifes de coral del los cuales dependemos es una responsabilidad de todos!

As part of the day of the reefs, yesterday we did a cleaning of the reefs north of the international pier where 270 kg of trash were taken thanks to the participants such as CIMAC ACCORAL HERO, and Cozumel Coral Reef Restoration Program Also thank Sand Dollar Sports Diving for the help with tanks and equipment and also thank Cozumel Marine World for the help with the boat. The care of our coral reefs of which we depend is a responsibility of all!
Our friends from Columbia, South Carolina

Our friends from Columbia, South Carolina

We want to congratulate our friends from Columbia, South Carolina who came in the group of Mr. Dick Noble, Martin Stanton, William Abernathy, Zeiyu Li, James H. Morris, Anthony Kase, Will Hall, Allison Hall, Ynfei Xia, Josephine Abikhaled and Lisa Norman. Thank you all guys for your efforts for a better reef. You all are always welcome to help us as volunteers.

Cristian P. Guerrero

Cristian P. Guerrero

We want to congratulate our friend Cristian P. Guerrero for completing his course in coral reef conservation from San Antonio Texas and thank also our friend Loyda Villarreal from Scuba Shack for their help in the restoration areas. Hope to see you back soon and check how the corals you planted are doing

Heln Rivès

Heln Rivès

We want to congratulate Helen Rivès for finishing her course in coral reef conservation. Thank you very much for your help and hope to see you back soon. during those dives, we had the visit of a spotted eagle ray. which is rewarding to see in the restoration areas

Tereluz Martin, Juan Carlos Prieto Philip

Tereluz Martin, Juan Carlos Prieto Philip

We also want to congratulate our friend Tereluz Martin for having finished her research diver course and Juan Carlos Prieto Philip for completing their course in coral conservation. Thank you for the help during these times in the treatment of corals

Michelle and Hal Wright

Michelle and Hal Wright

We want to thank our friends Michelle Wright and Hal Wright from Saskatoon Canada for the completion of the coral conservation course and for their help in the restoration area you are welcome as volunteers any time you like

Joseph Pfeiffer Jr, Gretchen Benjamin

Joseph Pfeiffer Jr, Gretchen Benjamin

We want to congratulate Joseph Pfeiffer Jr, Gretchen Benjamin from Wisconsin and Todd Walker and Dee McWilliams From Massachusetts and thank for their help in the restoration areas. Hope to see you back soon to check the areas!

Chris Peterson and Ronald (Joe) Clory

Chris Peterson and Ronald (Joe) Clory

We want to congratulate and thank for their help our friends at Tropical Dreams Dive Adventures Chris Peterson and @Ronald (Joe) Clory from Regina Canada For their help in the restoration areas and for finishing their coral reef conservation course. also thanks in the treatment o the corals! Hope to see you back soon!

Saskia Ventujol

Saskia Ventujol

We want to congratulate Saskia Ventujol from Luxemburg for completing her course in coral reef conservation and also thank you for your help in the restoration areas

Barbie and Phil Elsasser

Barbie and Phil Elsasser

We want to thank Barbie and Phil Elsasser from Sassy Scuba for their help in the restoration areas. Thank you guys and come back soon!

Alix Bayle and Elsa Lgrn

Alix Bayle and Elsa Lgrn

We want to congratulate and thank Alix Bayle and Elsa Lgrn for finishing the coral conservation course and helping in the restoration areas.

Fernanda Figueroa, Rodrigo André

Fernanda Figueroa, Rodrigo André

Congratulates to Fernanda Figueroa, Rodrigo André Acosta, Chill’xo Az, Katherine Galindo and Katherine Galindo for having finished the open water course and finished the coral conservation course. Congratulations and thank you very much for your help in the restoration areas

Cate Rigoulot and David Kroch

Cate Rigoulot and David Kroch

we want to congratulate Cate Rigoulot and David Kroch from Connecticut for finishing their course in coral reef conservation and also thank Regina Soberon for their help in the restoration areas. Thank you guys!

 
University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

We want to congratulate for completing the coral conservation course, the group of the University of Colorado Boulder from the class of coral reef ecology with, Dr. Mel Cundiff, Dr. Pieter Johnson, and the students Cody A. Williams. Jacob L Appel, Kenneth M. Keller, Shannon N. Rodriguez, Emily A. Wermar, Sarah Von Hoene, Molly M. Derruger, Cole A. Campbell, Emma L. Knight, and Claire E. Bice. Thank you very much for your help in the coral restoration efforts. see you next year! Also, we want to thank Cozumel Marine World for their help in the logistics!

Ana Ibáñez and Albert Gutter Alderman

Ana Ibáñez and Albert Gutter Alderman

We want to congratulate Ana Ibáñez and Albert Gutter Alderman for completing the coral conservation course and thank you for your help in the restoration areas. Also, thank Katarzyna Pierzyna for his help in the dives

Katarzyna Pierzyna and Fati Menem

Katarzyna Pierzyna and Fati Menem

We want to congratulate Katarzyna Pierzyna and Fati Menem for having finished the coral conservation course and thank you for your help in the restoration areas. We’ll keep working!

Laila Navarro, Raphael Voirol and Doug Trueman

Laila Navarro, Raphael Voirol and Doug Trueman

We want to thank and congratulate Laila Navarro, Raphael Voirol and Doug Trueman for having participated in the coral conservation course and helped in the restoration areas. Thank you and see you soon

 Luis Alberto Cabildo Obregón

Luis Alberto Cabildo Obregón

We also want to congratulate our friend Luis Alberto Cabildo Obregón who today complete his open water diver course while helping us in the restoration areas congratulations! You’re already one of ours!