Monday, March 21, 2016
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Monday, March 14, 2016
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Thursday, March 10, 2016
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Monday, March 7, 2016
|Rainbow plays "Less" with trainer Linda.|
Research has always been an important part of DRC. After all, research is our middle name! DRC evolved out of the Institute for Delphinid Research. When DRC's founders took over the facility in 1984, research remained a high priority. We have since expanded our in-house research goals, and also worked with world-renowned scientists who have come to DRC to study our resident colony of dolphins. DRC’s research program focuses on three main areas: Cognition, Behavior and Husbandry.
Posted by The DRC Family at 10:00 AM
Thursday, March 3, 2016
The mission of the Volunteer Resources Department is to assist the paid DRC staff by providing a supplemental work force capable of accomplishing daily tasks, as well as special projects. This enables the paid staff resources to concentrate on those areas where their knowledge and expertise can be put to the most efficient and effective use.
Our Volunteer Resources Department is staffed throughout the year. While we do offer flexibility, most of our non-local volunteers work 40 hours per week, and a minimum commitment of four weeks is required for new volunteers. We ask our local volunteers to contribute at least two days per month. Although they do not receive wages, we do expect all volunteers to regard their work with us with the same dedication that they would extend to a paying job. DRC does not provide housing or transportation for volunteers and interns, but we will provide a list of local housing and transportation providers so that individuals can make arrangements that suit their needs. Certain tasks can be physically strenuous or even mundane, but the satisfaction that comes from sharing in the care of our dolphins can offer rewards beyond measure. Besides the great location on the Gulf of Mexico, DRC offers a casual work atmosphere with a friendly and appreciative staff. Volunteers also have the opportunity to make many new friends from around the world that share their interest in marine mammals and the environment.
Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities on the DRC website.
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Saturday, February 27, 2016
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Today, February 24, 2016, Cacica turns one year old! Why not celebrate by adopting this adorable baby dolphin? Head over to the Memberships & Donations section of the Dolphin Research Center website to learn more.
Being a Dolphin Research Center Member entitles you to year-round complimentary admission, newsletters, online access to our Members Only area of the website, special event invitations, discounts at our onsite and online Gift Shops and other benefits depending on Membership level. As well as for you, adoptions are wonderful gifts for friends and family and all memberships, gifts and donations are 100% tax deductible.
Thank you for supporting the DRC mission and allowing us to provide a forever loving home to our animal family.
Posted by The DRC Family at 10:06 AM