Dry Tortugas Grants

Almost 70 miles west of Key West lies the remote Dry Tortugas National Park. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands.

Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area.


The goal of this project is to create an expandable online exhibit about the history of Fort Jefferson in Dry Tortugas National Park using material from the park archive and from the National...more
Posted On - 2019-07-22


Dry Tortugas National Park represents a unique coral reef ecosystem that is isolated and contains a variety of reef fish habitats. This study will determine which habitats are important for hogfish...more
Posted On - 2018-07-13


The primary project goal is to evaluate long term status and trends of common and rare coral reef types and benthic communities in Dry Tortugas National Park. The objectives are to collect benthic...more
Posted On - 2018-07-06




Notice of intent to award, applications will not be accepted for this agreement. This task agreement is being awarded to University of Miami under South Florida CESU Master Cooperative Agreement:...more
Posted On - 2016-08-03


This is a notice of intent to award, applications will not be accepted fro this agreement. Dry Tortugas National Park Seagrass Communities Assessment Pro