Pennsylvania Sea Grant

Delaware River Program

Pennsylvania Sea Grant (PASG) fosters scientific research, education, and outreach projects designed to encourage science-based decisions about the use and conservation of our aquatic resources.  We’re a partnership of Penn State University, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). and a member of the National Sea Grant College Network, 33 programs in coastal and Great Lakes states. PASG began in 1998 on the Penn State Erie campus as a highly focused Lake Erie watershed outreach program. As the program grew, PASG expanded to serve the Delaware River and Susquehanna River watersheds.


About Our Office

The Delaware River Program is based in Chester, Pennsylvania with a mission to serve the 5.2 million residents in the Pennsylvania portion of the Delaware River Watershed.

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Marcellus Shale E-Forum

Created especially for high school environmental science and biology students, this Website and the related Shale Talk discussion group are designed to provide a student-driven investigation of the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation and the environmental and political issues that surround its development.

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