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Mussels of the Ozarks
Produced by: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Partners: Southwest Missouri State University, Missouri Department of Conservtion, Mr. James Koepke (private landowner) and others.


General overview of freshwater mussel conservation in Missouri. Details the unique reproductive strategies of mussels and innovative land management practices that not only help recover endangered mussel species, but freshwater aquatic ecosystems overall.

Last updated: June 29, 2011