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#DiscoverDL Louie's Story

from Dolphin Research Center

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Louie is a common bottlenose dolphin that was rescued covered in oil after the BP oil spill. This story explores some of the history and issues of the BP oil spill as well as its effects on the dolphins that call the region home. Students will then have the opportunity to hear Louie's story and hear about how he is doing today!

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About This Program


Point to Point: $45.00
Point to Point Premium: $45.00

Payment of associated fees must be received 24 hours BEFORE the program date. If payment is not received by this time the program is subject to cancellation.


This is an approximately 30-45 minute program

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

Please contact us for groups over 100

Primary Disciplines


Program Delivery Mode

ZoomIf you have H323 and you do not have your own Zoom


Booking Information

This specific program is offered only as a part of the #DiscoverDL learning festival. These dates and times are availability for all of our #DiscoverDL learning festival programming. Our slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Dolphin Research Center

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice. Payment is due 72 hours before the program. If payment is not received by this time the program is subject to cancellation. Dolphin Research Center reserves the right to cancel programs at anytime. If Dolphin Research Center cancels a program than it will contact the requester to discuss rescheduling options. If a program does not occur because of an error in communication between the requester and Dolphin Research Center, requesters will still be changed the full price of the programs. Sites need to participate in a tech run with Dolphin Research Center staff members. This will be scheduled to occur prior to your program date. If the tech run does not occur the full fee will be charged to sites that cannot connect at program time.

About This Provider

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Dolphin Research Center

Grassy Key, FL
United States

Through education, research and rescue, Dolphin Research Center promotes peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share with the well being of DRC's animals taking precedence.

Kimberly Browne

Program Details


1. This program will begin with an introduction to where DRC is and who lives at DRC
2. We then discuss the BP oil spill and its effects on wildlife
3. Students will then hear Louie's story through discussion with our instructor, current video clips of Louie from our facility, a video montage of Louie's rehabilitation and transport to DRC, and potentially an interview with individuals that found Louie.


The participant will:
- discuss the impacts of the BP oil spill
- hear about how individual people like them can make a difference in the lives of marine mammals