WILD about Freshwater Mussels?

Jun 7, 2014, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Ridged pocketbook. Rayed Bean. Northern Riffleshell. The names of Ohio’s freshwater mussels are as interesting as the animals themselves!

Freshwater mussels are not only fascinating but they are also an essential component to our environment, holding great value for humans and nature alike. They are important environmental indicators, helping us understand the true health of our planet.

Despite their crucial position in the ecosystem, however, they are some of the most imperiled animals on Earth.

Join mussel experts and enthusiasts at a workshop focusing on these amazing and greatly diverse creatures in Ohio!

Workshop location: 

Lake Metroparks 
Penitentiary Glen Reservation 
8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd, Kirtland 
The Grand River, Lake County
Pre-registration is requiredRegister at lakemetroparks.com or call the Lake Metroparks Registration Deparment at (440) 358-7275 or (800) 669-9226 

Registration is only $20 and includes light breakfast & box lunch