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The Air Potato Challenge

By L. Scott Jackson and Julie B. McConnell, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County Northwest Florida’s pristine natural world is being threaten by a group of non-native plants and animals known collectively as invasive species. Exotic invasive species originate from… Read More

Bay County Reefs two F101 Fighter Jets

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Valerie Sale Public Information Officer Phone: (850) 248-8170 Cell: (850) 814-6122 vsale@baycountyfl.gov UPDATE: Bay County deployment of jets rescheduled for Friday F101 Voodoos, prefabricated modules to be placed along… Read More

Historic and Modern Use of Artificial Reefs in Northwest Florida

History of Artificial Reefs and Materials Ancient mariners observed large numbers of fish inhabiting areas near sunken vessels. Our first sailors quickly realized objects placed in the sea are almost immediately colonized by marine life.   Based on… Read More

New Reefs for Bay County – Confirmed Coordinates

View Larger MapConfirmed Coordinates are: REEFNAME Bearing Deg Distance nm  LON DDMM.MMM LAT DDMM.MMM DuPont Module -1 219.6 10.8 -8550.851 2958.917 DuPont Module -2 218.2 10.5 -8550.519 2958.918 DuPont Module -3 219.8 11.0 -8551.006 2958.782 DuPont Module -4… Read More

How are the Reefs? You can Help!

We need your help in monitoring and protecting these valuable resources. At the end of your diving or fishing trip please complete a short reef survey. You can also send us pictures and video through the reef comment form (click… Read More