Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with half-a-dozen scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory for a one-day, record-breaking mission on a Florida Keys reef. They planted 500 corals in a day. The number of corals planted marked the most-ever the groups have planted in a single day since they […]
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Reef restoration with SCUBAnauts International and Mote Marine Lab Center for Tropical Research
We are getting our mission briefing from the Mote scientists at the amazing new Mote Laboratories on Summerland Key.
On Tuesday, June 27, members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge and SCUBAnauts International will join forces with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory to plant 500 nursery grown corals near Looe Key. Members of the media are invited to join the trip, though there are only a LIMITED NUMBER of spaces available for media divers […]
Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge is featured in the fall issue of Better Off Wet! This article talks about our recent challenge in Key West where Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge Warriors and Gold Star Teen Adventures joined MOTE Marine Laboratories to restore damaged reefs. Warriors and teens collected the staghorn coral that was propagated by MOTE […]
By William “Bill” Congleton The Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge tested me physically, mentally and emotionally. I was fortunate enough to bring my son on this trip. I wanted my son to see what teamwork and comaraderie is all about, and that there are other combat wounded veterans who are out living their life to the […]