Reunited – Shark Trips June 9-11

Reunited Our most recent research trip took the shark team to Bonita Springs, FL, a new field location for us that is showing major promise for its abundance of large predators. This was the second time the RJ Dunlap Shark team traveled to the gulf for shark research, a partnership that involves researchers from Florida […]

A slow finish to a fantastic weekend of shark research!

Nothing but Nurse Sharks! June 6, 2010 After about a year of being away from the shark program, I couldn’t be more thrilled and excited to be back!  As great as my school is in the mountains of Colorado, I continue to find myself just as passionate for the ocean and sharks as I always […]

June 5th, 2010

Another great day out with the R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program! June 5th, 2010 Tired and sore after the previous day’s 10 sharks worth of excitement, we awoke anticipating another amazing day, and of course we were right. The day began with a nice big breakfast sandwich order and it only got better from there. […]

A great start to a sharky weekend!

June 4th, 2010 Although I did not begin the day to a cheerful – birds chirping – kind of note (as it was 5:45 am and the birds were still sleeping), once I hopped on the Turnpike headed south, saw the crimson sun burst out from behind the cloud-packed horizon, I knew today was going […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 5 – “Go Green!!”

GO GREEN!  My mom was driving me to school today and I saw some people planting some flowers and trees.  I waved and yelled GO GREEN out the window to tell them what a good job they are doing.  My mom said it’s World Environment Day on Saturday (June 5th), so I am trying to […]

Saving Sharks with Sophi – Blog 4 – Lemonade Stand for Sharks

I am getting some of my money for helping sharks by having Lemonade/Shark Cookie Stands.  Me, my Mom and sister made 123 cookies.  My Grandma made the frosting and I picked star sprinkles for the eyes.  I named the cookies “starry-eyed grey fins”.  The cookies are really good and lots of people want them.  My […]