Tag Archives: James Livaccari

Dolphin Program Extended

By Natalie Strom natalie@coastalbreezenews.com A local tourist attraction on Marco Island is now offering marine education to Collier County students. The Dolphin Explorer, a dolphin-sightseeing boat owned by Sea Excursions, has developed a ten-week lesson plan for grades two through five revolving around the science attained on every single one of its public-offered trips. As a sightseeing vessel, guests board ... Read More »

Lessons learned aboard the Dolphin Explorer

By Natalie Strom natalie@coastalbreezenews.com “Dolphin at five o’clock!” shouts a guest aboard The Dolphin Explorer vessel. Another brief sighting of a dorsal fin and Captain Chris Desmond turns the boat around to get a closer look. Meanwhile, on-board biologist and researcher, James Livaccari, prepares his camera and iPad to track the dolphin by photo and location. The twenty-plus guests on ... Read More »

Saving Seymour…The Dolphin

By Natalie Strom The news of Seymour the dolphin’s rescue on Friday, March 9th, reached far and wide as a team of 26 people in six boats helped save his life. Locals had come to know of Seymour’s plight thanks to the research of The Dolphin Explorer, a sightseeing vessel that traverses the waters around Marco Island. Seymour, an eight-year ... Read More »