VIDEO: Dolphin-Spotting on the Rise Among Bay Boaters as 2021 Sightings Begin

In case you hadn’t noticed the traffic on the water this past year, boating is enjoying a surge in popularity. And more boats in the water mean more eyes on the horizon to spot dolphins! Biologists on the Chesapeake have more citizen scientists than ever engaging in dolphin reports. The playful mammals are already back for the summer, in parts of the Bay.

Cheryl Costello finds out where we should keep our eyes peeled. Watch below:

If you want to hear more about the Chesapeake DolphinWatch program, join Dr. Helen Bailey on Thursday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m. for a Zoom discussion with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. Register at