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Meet Our Survey Team

Our naturalists and captain are all knowledgeable and experienced guides!

Hailey Ashby

a little girl wearing a hat

Hailey is a Marine Biologist graduate from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She feels very blessed to educate guests about our varied ecosystems, loves to paint and loves her family. Her passion is marine life and teaching “kids” of all ages about our dolphin population. She stays busy as an artists in her spare time and has painted several murals around the area.

Jason Oglesby

a man wearing a hat and sunglasses in front of a body of water

Jason is a native Floridian, born and raised in Everglades City. He is a second generation USCG Master captain and has over 20 years sharing his knowledge of the 10,000 Islands with guests on his trips. Being on the water is his true passion as can be attested by his guests when he shares his “one of a kind” stories!

Bob McConville


Bob McConville is a Florida Master Naturalist and author of two books. He enjoys contributing nature articles to a local paper, Coastal Breeze News, and is a regular speaker at several venues throughout South Florida. Grateful for the knowledge and time that others have dedicated to him, Bob is always happy to return the favor by delivering a passionate tour for his guests.

Eddie Farr


Captain Eddie is originally from Athens Georgia and is a certified Coast Guard Captain.  He obtained his Master of Science Education degree from Mercer University, specializing in Marine Ecosystems, Biology and Environmental Science. Eddie served as a Dolphin Physiology and Behavior Instructor at the Human-Dolphin Institute in Panama City Beach, Florida. He is an important addition to our research team.