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Posted on: August 6, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Artificial Reef Deployment by PBC off Boca Raton Shores

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While we're known for our beautiful beaches, life under the surface of the water is just as exciting! On the morning of August 1, Palm Beach County dropped 530 tons just off our shores to create a new artificial reef 35 feet below. The new reef's purpose is to recreate a habitat for species transitioning from the Intracoastal to offshore reefs.

Read the Sun Sentinel news article.

View WPTV Channel 5 coverage.

And Coastal Living magazine recently listed Red Reef Park as one of the 10 Best Beaches to Snorkel in Florida

Happy exploring!

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