Taking Lessons From Sarasota Abroad

2021-10-05T14:38:36+00:00

This 2008 photo shows researchers preparing to release a tagged franciscana dolphin in Argentina. Dolphins were held for a brief period while satellite-linked tags were applied and then the dolphins were released on site. Lessons Learned in Sarasota Are Applying to Dolphin Conservation in Argentina and Brazil With research

Taking Lessons From Sarasota Abroad2021-10-05T14:38:36+00:00

SDRP Earns Disney Conservation Hero Award

2021-07-28T13:24:28+00:00

SDRP staff includes (top row, in the tower) Jonathan Crossman, Dr. Katie McHugh; (middle row) Kim Bassos-Hull, Aaron Barleycorn, Dr. Krystan Wilkinson; (bottom row) Jason Allen, Dr. Randy Wells and Dr. Christina Toms, with interns Jessica Barrios, Leticia Megpali Estevão and Amy Cabeceiras.  CZS's Sarasota Dolphin Research Program Earns Disney Conservation Hero Award

SDRP Earns Disney Conservation Hero Award2021-07-28T13:24:28+00:00

Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Intervention

2021-03-08T13:03:35+00:00

Evaluating the costs and benefits of intervening when dolphins face life threatening entanglements Some of the most popular stories we tell are about the successful rescues we’ve undertaken to save wild dolphins with life-threatening injuries from entanglement in fishing gear or other types of debris. Social media posts about these

Evaluating Costs and Benefits of Intervention2021-03-08T13:03:35+00:00

Milestones

2020-10-28T14:18:44+00:00

When we began thinking about ways to celebrate our milestone 50th year, our initial plans called for an in-person symposium focused on our dolphin research and the achievements that we, along with our research partners and colleagues, have made over the past five decades. Though we still hope to make that happen in 2021, when

Milestones2020-10-28T14:18:44+00:00

Our Golden Anniversary

2020-09-12T14:04:01+00:00

On Oct. 3, 1970, researcher Blair Irvine attached the first tags on Sarasota bottlenose dolphins, beginning what would become the world’s longest-running study of a wild dolphin population — today known as the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program. On that day, Blair attached plastic tags to the dorsal fins of a pair of

Our Golden Anniversary2020-09-12T14:04:01+00:00
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