What is The Dolphin Project (TDP) ?

It's the longest running and largest ALL-Volunteer, non-profit (501c3), research, education and conservation organization dedicated to the protection of the wild, estuarine Bottlenose dolphin and our shared environment.  TDP operates with a NMFS /NOAA (National Marine Fisheries Service / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) authorization to conduct Photo-ID dolphin research.

View our Introductory video here !

November 2020

The Dolphin Project wishes a Blessed Thanksgiving to all of our members and friends.

At this time we offer our sincere gratitude to all of you who have been so dedicated to TDP, especially during 2020.

A year-end newsletter will be forthcoming.

Training via ZOOM will be available in early December. Check our calendar for day and time

TDP's Adopt-A-Dolphin makes a great gift for the holidays - for all ages.

You can order one to give or receive through our website.


Instead of gifting merchandise this season to family and friends, consider making a donation to TDP in their name.

You can also make a donation to honor a friend or in memory of one. Dolphin note cards will be sent to the recipients

We hope you will join other people who love dolphins and are concerned about the coast to support the work of The Dolphin Project throughout the year. Any gift, no matter how small, helps the dolphins, and many small gifts can make a big difference. 

You can help The Dolphin Project when you shop on AMAZON. sign into SMILE.AMAZON.com ,

pick THE DOLPHIN PROJECT as your preferred charity. TDP will get a small percentage of every sale. Every little bit helps!!!

You can also help TDP by donating to our GO FUND ME siteGOFUNDME.COM/PROTECT-WILD-DOLPHINS

Check our calendar for updates to events, training and surveys due to COVID-19.

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MEMBERS range from 12 to 95 years of age. They come from all walks of life, and all over the U.S., because we share a common love of the environment and a sense of adventure. Members can participate in dolphin research, education outreach events and conservation programs through our environmental partnerships.

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