Coral Reef Restoration

Michael Timm

Staff Biologist

Michael is a Staff Biologist and Islamorada Nursery Manager at Mote's new land-based coral nursery in Islamorada, Florida. He started with Mote in early 2021 and is part of Mote's coral reef restoration team and has an extensive background in tropical marine field operations, research, and outreach. Michael will be managing Mote's coral restoration efforts and community outreach in the upper Florida Keys.


2020, Certified Climate Change Professional, CC-P, Association of Climate Change Officers

2017, M.S.,  Marine Ecosystems and Society, University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL

2007, B.S. Business Management, Clemson University, Clemson, SC


Timm, M.R., Araújo, R.J. 2018. Comparisons of south Florida’s seawall and natural mangrove stands reveal similar structural attributes. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 32 (7-20).