Mooring Buoys Invaluable to Preserving the Reef

“Dude, you should write a story about mooring balls,” an agitated dive boat captain rants at me during a cell phone call. “Mooring balls are missing on the Spiegel Grove, Crocker reef, Snapper reef, Rocky Top and the mooring lines on the Eagle are worn out. What’s going on?” I call Mary Tagliareni, deputy superintendent for operations […]
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Two Plead Guilty to Illegally Taking Keys Coral

Two Broward County men pleaded guilty Friday to selling rainbow-colored coral taken from protected waters in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and peddling it as legally imported from Haiti and the Dominican Republic. U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said Robert V. Kelton, 60, of Hollywood, and Bruce Brande, 59, of Cooper City, bought and sold […]
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