National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are currently closed to the public, and in accordance with Executive Order 13991 - Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask Wearing, all individuals in NOAA-managed areas are required to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on mask-wearing and maintaining social distances. Sanctuary waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance, U.S. Coast Guard requirements, and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on sanctuaries.noaa.gov/coronavirus/.

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
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Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
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Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is Georgia's amazing underwater park. The natural live-bottom reef is teeming with marine life and is part of the endangered North Atlantic right whale's calving ground. Loggerhead turtles rest at the reef, where scientists have identified more than 200 fish species.


Latest sanctuary news

Loggerhead

Boaters urged to slow down, watch out for Sea Turtles and North Atlantic Right Whales

Be aware, and be prepared to slow down or steer clear.

Boat strikes are a leading cause of injuries and mortalities to sea turtles and right whales.

To learn more click here.


Gray's Reef on the Road, A Traveling Exhibit

Gray's Reef on the Road, A Traveling Exhibit
Now Hosted by
Savannah Visitor's Center, 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401


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