Our Supporters

Our Funders The following organizations demonstrate their support for Reef Renewal Cayman Islands. Each one has provided critical support via funding opportunities and grants to support the protection and restoration of Cayman Islands' coral reefs. Our Sponsors The following organizations have demonstrated their support for Reef Renewal Cayman Islands through sponsorships. Our Donors The following ...

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Our Partners

Staghorn restoration
Dive Shop Members The following dive shop centers, resorts, boat operators, and instructors demonstrate their support for Reef Renewal Cayman Islands. Each one serves as an active center of outreach and education for reef restoration here on Cayman Islands. They offer Reef Renewal Diver courses and guided dives in the coral nurseries or restoration sites. ...

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Our Team

Meet the Reef Renewal Staff CoordinatorLois Hatcher Lois Hatcher has been diving the waters around Grand Cayman since 1990. Lois is both a PADI Master Instructor and SSI OW Instructor. She also has been awarded the SSI Platinum Pro award. Lois first became involved in coral restoration back in 1996 while working on a reef ...

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Our Priorities

Since 2016, Reef Renewal Cayman Islands has been dedicated to restoring Cayman Islands' coral reefs through innovative coral nurseries and restoration techniques. Guided by these key priorities, we continue to restore Staghorn, Elkhorn, and Fused Staghorn corals, educate people from around the world about how they can help, and use the latest science and research ...

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Mission and History

Our History Reef Renewal Cayman Islands (RRCI) is a non-profit organization that started in 2016, under the direction of Ken Nedimyer. In 2016, Cayman’s Department of Environment (DOE) granted the first permits for coral nurseries to RRCI's partner dive operator and with funding from the Sea of Change Foundation, the project was able to launch. ...

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