Mitchell River Watershed Protection and Restoration Project

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Service biologists survey Mitchell River for freshwater mussels

 SERVICE FUNDS ALLOCATED:  $20,000 (1.8% of total project funding)

SERVICE FUNDING PURPOSE:  To protect, enhance, and restore eroding and degrading streams and to improve water quality and aquatic habitat within the Mitchell River Watershed




Brook Floater (left), and Common Elliptio (right), freshwater mussels



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