​​​​​Past Participation Events
List below includes but is not limited to FOFR's and/or FDEP CRCP's participation. Please also visit our FACEBOOK PAGE for photos and briefs regarding many of the events listed below.


Tortuga Music Festival (Nov 12-14, 2021)

In-Person Presentation to Delray Dunes Garden Club Garden Club, Boynton Beach FL (Nov 2021)

​10th Annual Coral Reef Cleanup (July & August 2021)

SOS Ocean Conservation Day (Aug 7, 2021)

Martin County 2021 Lionfish Roundup (July 2021)

April / Earth Month 2021 Educational Webinar Series

Heal The Planet's 2021 Earth Day Festival in Esplanade Park, Ft. Lauderdale (April 25, 2021)

Ocean Day Native Plant & Shrub Distribution in Hallandale Beach (March 6, 2021)

Florida-Friendly Low Nutrient Landscaping & Gardening OCEAN DAY Webinar (Feb. 1, 2021)

4HOPE Webinar hosted by Force Blue (Jan. 21, 2021)

Florida's Marine Wildlife OCEAN DAY Webinar (Jan. 12, 2021)

FOFR Presents to the Broward County Sierra Club Group (Jan. 7, 2021)


Florida's Coral Reefs OCEAN DAY Webinar (Dec. 14 2020)

​CRF's Digital CoralPalooza 2020 (June 6, 2020)

​World Reef Awareness Day - Coral Reef Story Time (June 1, 2020)

Free Online Classes and Webinars (April-June 2020)

OCEAN DAY 2020 in honor of 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (March 28, 2020 - POSTPONED due to Covid Pandemic)

Gumbo Limbo Sea Turtle Day (March 7, 2020)

Sierra Club Broward Group EARTHDAY@50 outreach event at the Anne Kolb Nature Center (March 1, 2020)

Superbowl LIV Pre-Game Expo (Environment Village) in Downtown Miami, Jan 25-Feb 1, 2020

​Joint presentation with FDEP CRCP at Broward Co NatureScape Habitat Steward training at NSU Ocean (Jan. 2020)

Joint presentation with FDEP CRCP at the United Way of Broward County Tocqueville Society (Jan. 2020)

FOFR presentation to the Poinciana Garden Club (Jan. 2020)


SOS Ocean Conservation Day with Winterfest Family Fun Day in Ft. Lauderdale (Nov. 24, 2019)

Ocean Fest at Anne Kolb Nature Center (Nov. 9, 2019)

Miami Shores Green Day (November 2, 2019)

FOFR Presentation to RSMAS Citizen Science Class (October 10, 2019)

International Coastal Cleanup Day with PuraVida Divers at BHB (Sept. 21, 2019)

Back to School 2019 with free school trunks (Fall 2019)

BleachWatch Summer Program (June thru August, 2019, 4 Counties)

4Ocean Village in N. Miami's Enchanted Park (August 24, 2019)

Hispanic Women of Distinction Awards (August 23, 2019 - FOFR tabling in morning)

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz' Environmental Round-table at NSU's Ocean Campus (Aug. 15, 2019)

9th Annual 4-County Reef Clean-ups (June & July 2019)

SOS Coco-Nutty Art Nite at Force-E Pompano - benefits FOFR (July 26, 2019)

Force-E Scuba special cooking show event at Oceans234 in Deerfield Beach, benefits FOFR (July 10, 2019)

OceanX MV Alucia Special Event in Miami (June 12, 2019)

World Oceans Day at the Museum of Discovery and Science (June 8, 2019)

Free Educational Classes In April & May 2019

The Blue Wild Expo (April 27 & 28, 2019)

Hallandale Greenfest (April 27, 2019)

Tortuga Music Festival (April 12-14, 2019)

Miami River Day (April 6, 2019)

Broward STEM Expo (March 3, 2019)

Gumbo Limbo Turtle Day (March 2, 2019)

FOFR speaking at a community Screening of "Chasing Coral" in Boca Raton (Feb. 9, 2019)


Fairchild Garden Ramble in Miami (Nov. 9-11, 2018)

Green Day Miami Shores Day (Nov. 3, 2018)

BleachWatch Summer 2018 Training Program

SaltWater Brewery (DelRey Beach) 5k Fundraiser (Oct. 2018)

8th Annual Reef Cleanup Campaign (July & August, 2018)

SOS Ocean Conservation Day (July 13, 2018)

Hallandale Beach Greenfest (April 28, 2018)

Blue Wild Expo (April 14&15, 2018)

Sierra Club Marine Team Educational Forum in Hallandale Beach (April 14, 2018)

Tortuga Music Festival (April 6-8, 2018)

​Broward County Family STEM Expo (Feb. 25, 2018)

Florida Blue Vision Summit in St. Pete (Feb. 18, 2018) and David Helvarg at Nova Oceanographic Center (Feb. 19)


SEAFAN BioBlitz at Dr. Von Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in Dania Beach (Dec. 2, 2017)

Fairchild Ramble in Miami (November 10-12, 2017)

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show (November 1-5, 2017)

Miami Shores Day (October 21, 2017)

Coconut Grove Seafood Festival (Oct 21-22, 2017)

SEAFAN Bleachwatch Training with PuraVida Divers in Palm County (Sept. & Oct. 2017)

38th Bi-Annual US Coral Reef Task Force Meeting in Florida (August 7-12, 2017)

7th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup (June & July, 2017)

SOS/SEAWATCH Community Outreach (July 16, 2017)

Blue Vision Summit in Washington DC (May 9-11, 2017)

Hallandale Beach Green Festival (May 6, 2017)

Sierra Club Earth Day at Ann Kolb Nature Center in Hollywood Beach (April 23, 2017)

Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo (April 22 & 23, 2017)

SE Florida Underwater Photo Contest (Deadline April 15, 2017)

Earth Month Free Classes hosted by the FDEP (April 2017)​

Tortuga Music Festival (April 7-9, 2017)

Maimi River Day (April 1, 2017) 

January FDEP Learning Exchange (Jan. 2017)


Bleachwatch Training with Practical Dive (Sept. 2016)

Fairchild Estate Garden Ramble

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Presentation to Fort Lauderdale Rotary Club

Annual Coastal Beach Cleanup​

MCAC Lionfish Derby

Gumbo Limbo Turtle Festival

Annual SE Florida Marine Debris Reef Cleanup

Tortuga Music Festival

Miami River Day

Hallandale Beach Green Festival & Summer Green Team Training

Miami Boat Show

Our Florida Reefs Community Workshops (Jan/Feb 2016)

FDEP CRCP Teacher Training​​​​


Fort Lauderdale Boat Show
Annual Coastal Beach Cleanup​
Annual SE Florida Marine Debris Reef Cleanup
Hallandale Beach Green Festival & Summer Green Team Training
Tortuga Music Festival
Miami Boat Show

Green Planet Festival

Please come and meet representatives from FOFR and/or the FDEP CRCP and 
other dedicated regional organizations at the following participation opportunities:

In cooperation with the FDEP Coral Reef Conservation Program, partners and allies across Florida and beyond, FOFR strives to present interesting programs, activities and special events to all who may be interested in participating to protect and conserve our precious coastal resources and reefs in Southeast Florida and beyond.

**NOTE** Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic concerns, physical

event listings above for 2021/22 are subject to change without notice

​​Please check back soon for more participation events and notices.

And please also checkout our Facebook Page for participation

opportunities that may not be listed on this page.

If you'd like to suggest a related conservation-minded event for which FOFR to participate and/or help promote, please Contact FOFR for consideration. Additional exciting participation events and

opportunities may be found on other websites hosted by like-minded conservation organizations

Fun & Friendly Programs, Activities, and Special Events

FREE 1-HOUR OCEAN DAY WEBINAR - Monday, December 13, 2021 (12-1pm)

Please join Friends of Our Florida Reefs and an engaging panel of regional experts for an exciting live & free 1-hour OCEAN DAY Zoom webinar (Monday, December 13, 12-1pm), where we will introduce Florida's Iconic Coral Reefs, Regional Reef Wildlife, Florida-Friendly Landscaping & Gardening, and more you can do to help protect & conserve these ancient natural resources in the new year ahead! 

Click here to learn more and REGISTER before Dec. 13, 2021!