Images of what a new artificial dive reef off the Navarre Beach pier will look like are coming into focus after Taylor Engineering presented the preliminary design to Santa Rosa County officials.
Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary President Mike Sandler, along with the Navarre Beach Area Chamber Foundation, has helped to spearhead the project, which will be administered by the county.
It has been years in the making, Sandler said. Because of the reef’s location, it will create a habitat for all the marine species that call the area home, meaning potentially bringing more fish closer to the end of the fishing pier.
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