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120 ‘cubes’ deployed at Buckeye Reef


Some 60 sixty concrete cubes (3’ x 3’ x 3’) were placed on the Buckeye Reef site last week, with an additional deployment of another 60 cubes planned this week.

“This project was funded by a $60,000 grant received from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, with a $3,000 match provided by the Taylor County Board of County Commissioners,” Marine & Natural Resources Extension Agent Geoff Wallat said.

PHOTO: Crews have been working the past two weeks to deploy some 120 concrete cubes on the Buckeye Reef site. The GPS coordinates for the deployments will be released in the fall. The project was underwritten by a grant from the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission and the county.

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