Cape Lookout Studies Program

Focused on marine biological research, whale and dolphin conservation, and education for Cape Lookout and the North Carolina coast.

The Cape Lookout Studies Program supports area environmental education, research and conservation programs.

In addition to the Bottlenose Dolphin Photo-ID project, Monofilament recycling, Marine Mammal Stranding Response, and Bonehenge (Cetacean Studies) – the Cape Lookout Studies Program is always looking for opportunities to learn more about the coastal environment, educate the public, and take an active roll in conservation efforts for the Atlantic Coast. Our whale and dolphin conservation efforts include ongoing whale skeleton research and rearticulation projects.

Click here to learn about the Cape Lookout Studies Program and the people who make it possible.

The website is maintained by CLSP volunteers. Images and information is used with permission of Keith Rittmaster, Director of the Cape Lookout Studies program for the NC Maritime Museums – and from the individual volunteers, photographers, Friends of the Museum, and contributors. Click here to visit the museum’s official blurb about the Cape Lookout Studies Program.

North Carolina Maritime Museum LogoNCDCR logoNCDENR logo, whale and dolphin conservationCLSP is a division of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, NC. through the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.

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