Meet Our Survey Team

Our naturalists and captain are all knowledgeable and experienced guides!

Kent Morse


Kent Morse is Resident Naturalist and Manager of Photo-identification/Data Analysis for the Project. An award-winning naturalist and University of Ohio graduate, he attended the University of Florida’s Master Naturalist Program and is a Certified Interpretive Guide. Kent has worked in Alaska and Sea of Cortez as a Lead Naturalist.

Michael Tateo


Michael Tateo is the full-time Captain for the team and locally born and raised. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University in Environmental Science, he enjoys every minute he can spend on the water. He is well versed in both dolphin and bird information and enjoys teaching others about our area’s plants and animals. Michael has been with the program since 2012.

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.