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

  • 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 because on this day and help us gather important data on our local dolphin population. This event is for ALL ages & is incredibly fun. 


  • Who can participate?
    Everyone! It's for all ages :) 

  • Where is it taking place?
    Anybody of water where you can expect to see dolphins!

  • How much does it cost?

  • How do I get involved?
    Download the Dolphin Count App and get outside and count!


All week long, Shop LOCal!

20% of sales for the week are being donated back to LMMN to help protect local dolphins!

Featured (LOCAL) Aristans:

Harlow Dillon Designs:

*If you are local, can contact over Instagram so shipping costs are taken off

Funky Hippo Originals-Oyster Jewelry

Mmimis Adventures: Book

Mimi continues on her South Carolina Lowcountry adventures on Kiawah Island with her loyal brother, Ray. While exploring the captivating sights, soothing sounds and wonders in nature, our deer friends find a stranded pelican. Through their rescue efforts, Mimi and Ray learn valuable life lessons of respect, teamwork and perseverance. Dive in and share in their adventure on Kiawah Island.


Get your copy here!

Support your #Local dolphins today. Order the official Dolphin Count t-shirt HERE

Want to go the extra mile ?

Become a Dolphin COunt Sponsor

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Count Dolphins Anywhere, anytime with our citizen science app!

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Thanks to our partners & sponsors!


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