2022 June

PNW Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup Quarterly Meeting

June 21, 2022:


June 2022NW Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup minutes


  1. Michelle Weaver and Emilie Blevins
    1. Symposium Monday April 10-13, 2023 in Portland
    2. Week long Monday-Friday
    3. Still working on the logistics of virtual and interactive
    4. Need assistance with hospitality aspect of symposium: transportation, band, and t-shirts
    5. more updates at next quarterly meeting
  2. PNW Society for Freshwater Science Meeting
    1. October 19-21, 2022
    2. Section about mussels
    3. Includes fieldtrips
  3. National AFS Meeting
    1. Spokane, WA
    2. August 2022
  4. ODFW and Xerces Collaboration
    1. Workshops about presenting best management practices for mussels in 2022 in central Oregon and Tualatin
  5. Michele Weaver
    1. ODFW, WDFW, and Xerces were awarded CSWIG grant
    2. 3 year project starting in 2023
    3. Includes Web enabled database, field surveys, and EDNA
  6. Linea Gullickson-SSA:
    1. Friday 24th meeting about SSA project
    2. September 2024 SSA publication
  7. Dorene MacCoy:
    1. Lot of Western Pearlshell mussels were located in Loggers Creek in Boise. Moving mussels for culvert replacement. Currently writing up habitat assessment.

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