Mussels in the spotlight

October 17th, 2018 Event,News

Photo by Kate Layton, PDE

PDE freshwater mussel program in the spotlight

Writer Madeline Bodin features PDE’s freshwater mussel program and hatchery in The Revelator, a publication for the Center for Biological Diversity. Click this link to view article in PDF format.

“When Danielle Kreeger works in the small, glass-walled hatchery at the Fairmont Water Works in
Philadelphia, she feels she’s on display. “Come see the scientists raising baby freshwater mussels,” she jokes.
“It’s like working in a bubble.””

Strengthening Mussels for Cleaner Rivers