1,000 mini reefs to protect marine life and improve water quality in Bocilla Islands

Categories: COMMUNITY CARE: Animals & Environment, Grants, Nonprofits,

Ocean Habitats in partnership with the Bocilla Island Conservancy is working to install 1,000 mini reefs in Charlotte County.

The reefs filter water from channels and lakes threatened by pollution and over-development.

The mini reefs are installed under a dock and after 6 months, a single mini reef will filter 30,000 gallons of water a day.

The Bocilla Island Conservancy is the one responsible for purchasing the mini reefs and finding homeowners who are cool with having the units installed under their dock.

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