Avid runners and advocates for environmental protection build artificial reefs in Santo Nino Banilad sanctuary where there are no corals existing using special kind of concrete blocks that can be secured and dropped to the seabed to serve as artificial habitats for fish.

Bernabe Bustillo, Team Captain of the Metro Dumaguete Paddlers has assured Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo that the activity will not destroy existing and other structures under and near the sanctuary.