SCCF Recon

The River, Estuary and Coastal Observing Network

Sanibel -Captiva Conservation Foundation

Behind the scenes, and field work keeps RECON going strong

Published: Aug 30 2017

Shortly after 9:30 last Tuesday morning, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Research Assistants A.J. Martignette and Jeff Siwicke departed from Tarpon Bay to check on two RECON sites.

About once a month during the summer, the research assistants conduct maintenance at their numerous RECON, (River, Estuary and Coastal Observing Network), sites to make sure the equipment is running smoothly. During the winter months it can be stretched a little longer because the fouling is not as bad due to it being weather dependent.

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