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March 29th

River Mussels of Indiana

  • Admission: Free with regular Interpretive Center admission.
  • Location: Falls of the Ohio State Park and Foundation
  • 201 W. Riverside Dr.
  • Clarksville, Indiana 47129
  • Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Contact: Alan Goldstein
  • Email: agoldstein@dnr.in.gov
  • Phone: (812) 280-9970

River Mussels of Indiana

Freshwater Mussels are one of Indiana’s most imperiled groups of animals. Over half of Indiana’s 79 species are now considered extirpated or listed as a Species of Greatest Conservation Need. Over-harvest, habitat alteration/degradation, water quality issues, and impacts by non-native species have all contributed to their decline. Brant Fisher, with the Division of Fish & Wildlife will explore their interesting biology, unique life history strategies, and the current restoration activities for freshwater mussels in Indiana.


Falls of the Ohio State Park and Foundation

The Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center & General George Rogers Clark Home Site highlight the...