Monday, April 15th through Saturday, April 20th 2024
Join us for a week of dolphin-focused events around the Charleston area!
Join LMMN in protecting the Lowcountry's dolphins, the original "Locals"! Your support is critical in helping us accomplish our mission year round! Sponsorship packages are available at a variety of levels!
Don't want to sponsor? Become a Dolphin Protector!
Weekday Events - April 15-20
Monday, April 15th
Get your #Namaste on through a beach yoga session on Breach Inlet or Folly Beach! $10/person (BYOM - Bring your own mat!)
Barrier Island Ecotour
Tuesday, April 16th
Join Barrier Island Ecotour and LMMN for an evening on the water! Learn about the local animals that call the saltmarsh home and explore Capers Island!
The Greenest Day
Wednesday April 17th
The Greenest Day features environmentally conscious local crafts, farmers, food trucks, music, and non-profits that contribute to healthier lives and a healthier planet.
Golfin for Dolphins
Thursday, April 18th
Dust off your clubs for our 1st annual Golfin' for Dolphins golf tournament at Top Golf. We'll have special games, lunch buffet and a silent auction.
Friday, April 19th
Join Coastal Expeditions and LMMN team members for sunset kayak experience! A percentage of proceeds are donated to protect local marine mammals.
Saturday - April 20th Dolphin Count
Put on your citizen scientist cap and join one of the many locations and survey times to help collect baseline info on our local dolphin population!
Dolphin Count After Party
Come celebrate another year of Dolphin Counting by joining us for a toast at Frothy Beard Brewery!
Learn more about Dolphin Count!
LEARN more about Charleston’s true “locals”, their behaviors, and home ranges.
RAISE awareness about ways our community can view dolphins responsibly.
ENGAGE the community on the threats these animals face and ways each of us can help.
COLLECT valuable data using citizen scientists.
ANSWER questions and teach the next generation of marine stewards.
ENCOURAGE each participant to take action for more local protections such as plastic bans, protecting Capt Sams Inlet and fighting seismic drilling.
Dolphin Count brings together marine mammal experts, enthusiastic volunteers and interested community members to:
Channel your inner scientist and help us gather important data on our local dolphin population.
This event is for ALL ages and incredibly fun!
Dolphin Count is completely free! It will take place at multiple locations around the Charleston area from 9am-12pm on April 20, 2024. See you at Dolphin Count 2024!
More details coming Soon!
Can't make Dolphin Count this year? That's okay! Count dolphins anywhere, anytime with our citizen science app!