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Coast to Coral Gold Coast: Get the Reef Lowdown!

  • Karma Collab Hub 47 Lemana Lane Miami Australia (map)

Our Coast to Coral Community Lecture series is back for 2019! Come and join Reef Check Australia at Karma Collab Hub, for an evening of discovery, inspiration and appreciation of our local marine, coastal and catchment environments. Each month we have a new, interesting and engaging speaker.

This month we'll hear from Jaime Kruusmaa, Gold Coast Coordinator for Reef Check Australia.

About the talk:
As a global community, we face tremendous challenges in the mission to conserve marine life and habitats. Australian reefs are certainly not immune to pressure, despite being acknowledged as some of the best managed reefs in the world. Now is the time for us all to intensify focus on activities that empower people to protect our reefs and oceans.

Since 2001, trained Reef Check Australia (RCA) volunteers have donated more than 75,000 hours to our oceans, collecting data on more than 900 surveys on more than 170 sites along the QLD coast. Such efforts assist with documenting reef health at local, regional and global scales.

Come along as Jaime gives the lowdown on the newly released 2019/20 South East Queensland Season report card. She'll be discussing the efforts that RCA SEQ citizen scientists have made in collecting reef health data along the Gold Coast and wider SEQ region, and share findings about the amazing, yet little known reef structures found at our front doorstep, and the ways that EVERYONE can get involved in better understanding and protecting their local reef resources.

The talk will be held at Karma Collab Hub, 47 Lemana Lane, Miami. Doors open at 6:15 pm for a 6:30 pm start. Stay after the event for a discussion with the presenter and other attendees and enjoy a pizza-rific snack.

6pm: Event opens
6:30: Grab a seat (will go fast!)
6:45: Talk kicks-off
7:30: Pizza & good conversation!

Entry is $3 (which gets you pizza at the end).

For more information contact

This initiative is hosted by Reef Check Australia, and proudly supported by City of Gold Coast, with amazing in-kind support from Karma Collab Hub.

Future talks will take place on the second Wednesday of each month

Earlier Event: 12 November
The Mateshop Meetup