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Who We Are

As a national leader in freshwater conservation, the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute guides initiatives to research and renew the Southeast’s most sensitive rivers and streams.

Our science is aimed at understanding what animals live here and why, as well as building knowledge around how a changing environment affects our ecosystems.

Dr. Anna George
Aquarium VP of Conservation Science and Education

Dr. Bernie Kuhajda
Aquatic Conservation Biologist

Adam Kennon
Conservation Manager

Sarah Kate Bailey
Reintroduction Biologist

Teresa Israel
Reintroduction Biologist

Helaina Gomez
Watershed Coordinator

Jocelyn Stalker
Spatial Ecologist

Kaylee Clayton
Reintroduction Assistant

Abbey Holsopple
Recovery Biologist

Dr. David Neely
Adjunct Scientist


Mailing address:
Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute
175 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga, TN 37402-1014

Curriculum Vitae

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