Meet the Scientists

Danielle Kreeger

Science Director, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

As the Science Director of the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE), Dr. Kreeger draws from 30+ years of research and teaching experience to oversee expansive research and restoration programs. She is a classically trained marine biologist with a focus on shellfish and wetland ecology, including research on dozens of bivalve species throughout the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. Over the past 10 years, Dr. Kreeger has been spearheading a holistic shellfish restoration strategy that includes freshwater mussels in rivers and streams and oysters and other saltwater species in coastal areas. Her knowledge and expertise complement her passion and drive for science and environmental stewardship.