ADA eNews: There's Still Time to Sign Up for Coral Planting next Saturday!
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CORAL PLANTING EXPERIENCE
The trip is a GO and there's still time to sign up!
Join us for the ADA coral planting day with the Coral Restoration Foundation on Saturday, September 17th and help us save the reef. More info >>
ADA member Roy Wasson hangs baby corals on a Coral Restoration Foundation tree to grow. Photo courtesy of ADA member Connie Crowther.

Join us for our Coral Planting Experience with Active Divers Association on September 17th

This is a full day program that includes:

* Classroom training in the morning
* Catered lunch
* Two-tank dive trip visiting and working in the CRF nursery
* Second dive includes outplanting baby corals on the reef

Join us and the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) for an educational and fulfilling volunteer experience learning how to prepare, grow, harvest, and replant corals on our reef eco-system.

Cost is $130 per diver which includes 2016 membership in the Active Divers Association (required - plus new members also receive 2017 membership included), plus all diving, tanks/weights, lunch, CRF donation, boat fees, and materials.

Learn more about the experience and sign up today. For questions, contact Lon at lon@diverlon.com or 305-251-4975.
ADA father and son Dennis & Jason Fiehler work as a buddy team to draw out a map of the 1733 wreck of the El Infante at the FPAN Archaeological Diving Experience weekend. The Fiehler's traveled all the way from St. Louis to attend this ADA event. Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis.
Reef Report: FPAN Archaeological Weekend

September 11th - Wreck of the El Infante with Capt. Slate's


Dive 1: El Infante site orientation, seas 2', vis. 60', depth 20' slight current. The purpose was to over view entire area for mapping strategy on second dive.

Dive 2: El Infante mapping, seas 2', vis. 60', depth 15', slight current. Teams divided length of keel timbers into segments and proceed to map and develop drawings of artifacts.

Book your dives now!

Don't let your favorite dive sell out without you! Dives are filling up fast, so make plans to join us now. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1. Choose your dives below or see the complete dive schedule >>
2. Visit our Dive Schedule Page to reserve and pay for your dives. For advanced dives, call Lon at 305-251-4975 to confirm eligibility.
3. Pay conveniently online or mail a check payable to Active Divers Association to Jerry Kosakowski, 298 NW 83rd Lane, Coral Springs, FL 33071!
CRF Coral Planting Day
There's still time to sign up!
Saturday, September 17th: V
olunteer for this educational experience to learn how to prepare, grow, harvest, and replant corals on our reef. Full day program includes classroom, lunch, two-tank dive trip to the CRF coral nursery, and out-planting baby corals onto the reefs. $130 per diver, sign up now before it fills up. Click for more info or contact Lon at lon@diverlon.com or 305-251-4975.
Miami Wreck (Advanced)
Cool wrecks close to home!
Sunday, September 18th:
Experience one of a kind wrecks such as jet airliner, M-60 Tanks, freighters, tugs and barges. Most are intact with penetration possible. All are surrounded by clear water and abundant marine life. Advanced criterion applies. Meet at Deco Divers at 12:00 noon.

North Tavernier
Dive the pristine waters of Tavernier.

Sunday, September 25th: Come experience the top Key Largo scuba diving sites such as Molasses Reef, Conch Wall, Davis Ledge, Horseshoe and Hens & Chickens. Here you'll find many morays, schooling tropicals, turtles, the occasional spotted eagle ray, and  unusual pillar corals Check in at Capt. Slates at noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Helen Colby

Spiegel Grove Wreck (Advanced)
Come join us for the BIG one!

Sunday, October 1st: This retired Navy transport ship was intentionally sunk  in order to create the backbone of a new coral-reef ecosystem. The Spiegel Grove is one of the largest ships ever sunk for this purpose. Advanced criterion applies. Meet at Florida Keys Dive Center at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis
FREE BBQ, FREE DIVE, FREE PRIZES!!!

When:
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
Who: ADA members, prospective members, family and friends.
Where: John U Lloyd State Park, Jetty Pavillion, 6503 N. Ocean Drive, Dania Beach, Florida 33004 1.5 miles north of Sheridan St. on A1A
Time: Park opens at 8:00 AM. Meet for beach dive at 9:00 AM, BBQ at noon.

MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN RAFFLE PRIZES.
MUST RSVP TO WIN PRIZES.


Bring Your Dive gear for Sale or Swap!!
Call Lon at 305-251-4975 to sign up, deadline October 5th.

Key Largo
Great diving and tanks included!

Sunday, October 9th: Choose from a variety of dive sites including Christ of the Abyss statue, the Minnow Caves, the Elbow, Dry Rocks, Shark Reef, Snapper Ledge, and the Benwood shallow wreck - all full of fish and a variety of marine life. Depth 20-30 feet. Check in at Rainbow Reef in at MM100 at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Dan Baeza
For more information see our latest ADA Newsletter, The Mouthpiece. 

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