- Research & Education
- Cape Cod
The Dolphin Fleet family has been committed to establishing regulations to promote responsible whale watching since 1984. Dr. Carlson, a world authority on whale watching, serves on the Whalewatch Sub-Committee of the International Whaling Commission and has led several international workshops on whale watching. She has worked in the USA, Iceland, Caribbean region and South America with government and stakeholders to establish rules for whale watching that are respectful to whales and the marine environment.
Steve Milliken, captain and owner of the Dolphin Fleet, has participated in the development of guidelines for the Northeast region and drafted a captains training program for the Sanctuary’s consideration. He serves on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Committee (SAC).