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Beach, News

FWC grant to fund more artificial reef construction in Santa Rosa County

| Hansen Hasenberg
The waters off Santa Rosa County could see more artificial reefs in the coming years thanks to a new $1.3 million grant. As of 2021, the last time reefs were deployed, there are 557 reef modules in the gulf off Santa Rosa County. During a Jan. 23 meeting, the Board of County Commissioners approved the $1.3 million grant, which comes from Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC). It was initially awarded during the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
There are several different types of artificial reef structures that can be placed in state waters. These pyramid like reef modules were placed in Gulf waters off Santa Rosa County in January 2021.


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