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Get Invovled

Share Your Talents and Experience, Learn and Get Involved with SPLASH

Teach Environmental Science or History

Share your passion for environmental science or area history! Teaching along
the beautiful Delaware River in the D&R Canal State Park, is a very rewarding
activity. Some clients request that we travel to their locations – which will be
a reasonable radius of Lambertville. Our students range generally from grade 3
through college. Our season is May through October.
Training and lesson plans are provided.

Science Classes:

  • Macroinvertebrates

  • Watershed stewardship

  • Chemistry of the River

  • Phytoplankton: Jewels of the River

  • Basic Birding

History Classes:

  • History of the D&R Canal (Guided walk)


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Macroinvertebrate (River Critters) Lesson

Board of Trustees

SPLASH is currently accepting nominations to its Board of Trustees. Leaders
from the nonprofit and for-profit sectors having skills, expertise and experience
in the following areas are invited to apply: Financial Management; Marketing;
Fundraising; Public Relations; Human Resources; Entrepreneurship; Education.

Board members commit to a term of two years.  Attendance at quarterly board
meetings is required. Board members are active advocates and ambassadors
for the organization and are fully engaged in identifying and securing the financial
resources and partnerships necessary for SPLASH to advance its mission.


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Board, Staff and Partners at Strategic Planning Meeting

Citizen Science Volunteers

Join a team of volunteers to monitor water quality in the Delaware River and its
tributaries in Lambertville. Each sampling location generally has 2 volunteers
(a buddy system) StreamWatch – part of The Watershed Institute – provides
training, equipment and annual quality assurance checkups for volunteers. Currently
SPLASH Citizen Scientists are participating in the CAT (Chemical Action Team)
program. Training is required in order to be responsible for a sampling location.
If you would like to assist a trained volunteer, training is not required.
1-year commitment requested.

Contact Allison Brown, PhD:

Citizen Science Intern

SPLASH seeks an intern to assist our Citizen Science Water Quality Monitoring project. 
Responsibilities include assistance with:

1) Quality assurance of data collected
2) Present data in user-friendly graphs
3) Attend conferences, if desired.

Training and equipment are provided.  Travel expenses to project-relevant conferences
and work-shops will be covered by SPLASH.  A small stipend will be provided.
Approximately two hours per week. 


Contact Allison Brown, PhD:


Sampling at Delaware River site

Other Opportunities

The bimonthly volunteer newsletter is a great way to learn about current projects and where opportunities and needs are.

Sign up here or email for the newsletter.

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Volunteers at Riparian Tree Planting Project

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