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Mooring Buoys

Protecting coral reef habitats with buoy installations at John Pennekamp state park

Protecting the coral and seabed in John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is an urgent, critical and ongoing priority. The Friends of Pennekamp is deeply appreciative that a consortium of organizations comprised of the Ocean Reef Conservation Association, Ocean Reef Club, the Ocean Reef Community Association and Ocean Reef’s Rod & Gun Club provided funding for a major project to install mooring buoys within park waters in 2020. 

Donations totaling $81,000 enabled the park to work with noted aquatic restoration firm Sea and Shoreline to install eighteen individual mooring buoys, allowing boats and vessels to tie up to the buoys versus using anchoring methods that damage the reefs.

Now, we're looking to raise an additional $100,000 to support future mooring buoy installation in the park. 


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Our Fundraising Goal for Mooring Buoy Project:

  • $81,000 ATTAINED in 2020!
Goal: $100,000.00
Collected: $0.00
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Friends of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park

102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
PO Box 372501

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305-676-3777

The Friends of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Tax identification number: 84-3717252.


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