Press Releases and Articles
The Center has a long history of working closely with schools and after-school programs to enhance experiences for students.
Back Channel Paddle and Pedal
In April 2018, Center for Aquatic Sciences CEO, Brian DuVall, along with 15 other watershed explorers kayaked down Camden’s little-known “back channel” of the Delaware River. The paddlers made their way down the river to bring awareness to the importance of watershed education and to highlight Camden’s natural beauty. (Learn more)
River Days 2017
Our second annual River Days festival was held in September 2017. River Days celebrates and highlights the Delaware River through a day of free and educational fun for all ages. Families were encouraged to come out to the waterfront and spend the day playing games, exploring the river, and participating in activities all while learning about conservation and how to protect our waterways. (Learn more)
William Penn GRANTing Accessibility
In September 2017, The William Penn Foundation announced funding to make art, science and literacy programs accessible to low-income neighborhoods. With the help of this grant, community-museum partnerships like our own NaturePlayShare! can make a difference in many family’s lives. (Learn more)
It’s a CAUSE for Celebration
The Center hosted our annual CAUSE for Celebration Gala event. This year the Center congratulated the six CAUSE interns for graduating high school, completing the CAUSE program, and their acceptance to college. (Aired on 6 ABC on 08/02/2017).
Earth Day: A “Paddle for Science”
To kick off Earth Day, Brian DuVall, CEO of the Center for Aquatic Sciences, kayaked with community leaders, scientists, educators, and philanthropists for a 3-day voyage to expose the importance of the Delaware River that runs through local suburban and urban areas. (Learn more)
The Board of Center for Aquatic Sciences Appoints New Executive Leadership Team
The Board of Directors of the Center for Aquatic Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicole Gillespie as President and CEO and Ms. Barbara Kelly has Executive Vice President and COO. Click here for the full press release.
Center Announces Search for next President and CEO
The Center has announced its search for the next President and CEO. To see the full posting click here.
Center for Aquatic Sciences Announces Retirement of Brian DuVall, President and CEO
Brian DuVall announces retirement after over 30 years of leadership. For more information, click here.