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Dolphin Week and Dolphin Count

Monday, April 17th through Saturday, April 22nd 2023

Join us for a week of dolphin-focused events around the Charleston area! 

Sponsorship Opportunities!


 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!

Weekday Events - April 17-21


Sunset Yoga
Monday, April 17th

CofC Outreach
Tuesday, April 18th

Barrier Island Ecotour
Wednesday, April 19th

Get your #Namaste on through a beach yoga session on Breach Inlet or Folly Beach! $10/person (BYOM - Bring your own mat!)

ATTN: CofC Students! It's finals week and we can only imagine how stressed out you are. So come say hi, learn about dolphins, and grab a coffee coupon! 

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!

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Drinks for Dolphins
Thursday, April 20th

Sunset Kayak
Friday, April 21st

#DrinkForACause! at Palmetto Brewery. A percentage of beer sales will be donated to protect local marine mammals.

Join Coastal Expeditions and LMMN team members for sunset kayak experience! A percentage of proceeds are donated to protect local marine mammals.

Saturday - April 22

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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!


Earth Day Celebration 

Join the many amazing conservation-focused organizations in Charleston for this celebration of the earth! 

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An Evening with Scott Snider

Come and enjoy a lively discussion with wildlife filmmaker and Lowcountry resident, Scott Snider for an elegant evening of fun! (21+ event, tickets available soon)

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.

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 22, 2023. An Eventbrite will be shared soon for sign up!

See you at Dolphin Count 2023!


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Dolphin Count brings together marine mammal experts, enthusiastic volunteers and interested community members to:

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Can't make Dolphin Count this year? That's okay! Count dolphins anywhere, anytime with our citizen science app!

Dolphin Week 2023 Partners

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