News/Press

We’re making headlines here at Dolphins Plus!  Dolphins Plus has been featured in various publications for the amazing work and rescue efforts of our staff, including with our Marine Mammal Responder Unit. We’re very proud of the work we do here, and it shows.

Posted on: January 18, 2016

Dolphins Plus is proud to announce that a video submission detailing a recent scientific publication by staff members Dr. Holli Eskelinen, Kelley Winship, and University of Southern Mississippi’s Dr. Stan Kuczaj has been selected as a finalist for the Ocean 180 contest! Over 30,000 middle school students from around the world will be voting on the 9 finalist videos, with a winner being…

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

On November 6, 2015, the Bennett Family and their amazing daughter, Stella, came to Dolphins Plus Bayside to meet Leo, one of our male Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). In an effort to raise awareness for Rett Syndrome and share some dolphin smiles with Stella and her family, Dolphins Plus offered the Bennett’s an afternoon of splashes, giggles, and dolphin fun. The…

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

In celebration of breast cancer awareness month in October, Dolphins Plus is promoting a program we offer every day of the year, the Oma Program! Anne Marie Borguss, affectionately known to many as “Oma”, was the matriarch of Dolphins Plus. As one of the founding members of our family-friendly marine mammal facility, she greeted every guest with a loving, warm smile and an amazing knack for…

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Posted on: September 24, 2015

On Saturday, September 12, 2015, Dolphins Plus Bayside proudly hosted the Mammals, Mutts, and Martinis Fundraiser for Marrvelous Pet Rescue, raising $8,700 in a single night! Guests experienced both the structured and shallow water dolphin swims, with all proceeds going to Marrvelous. While jamming to music by Mack Meadows, guests sipped martinis, ate paella prepared by Mangrove Mike’s Cafe,…

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

Dolphins Plus’ Research Department is happy to announce an exciting new collaboration with Mark Higginbottom and the MSeis team. The UK based company specializes in manufacturing passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) systems and provision of skilled operators for the marine seismic and research industries. With over 20 years of experience, MSeis mission focuses on promoting environmental awareness…

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