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UPCOMING EVENTS AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES:

There are no events scheduled at this time- if you would like to schedule a training, please contact us at invasivespecies@psu.edu or call Sarah Whitney at 610-304-8753.

PAST TRAINING EVENTS::

  • Zebra mussel monitoring training presentation                                                                 View a PDF version of the PowerPoint given at a training in Marysville PA, June 18, 2010                                                                                                                                                  view presentation
  • Blue Marsh Monitoring Workshop
    View the brochure from the September 27, 2008 workshop that was held at Blue Marsh Lake in Leesport, PA:
    view brochure

  • Philadelphia Area Monitoring Workshop
    View the brochure for the October 18, 2008 Half-Day Training Workshop for Citizen Volunteers and Teachers that was held in Philadelphia, PA:
    view brochure

  • Stemming the Tide: Zebra and Quagga Mussel Summit
    View the brochure from the November 14, 2007 Summit that was held in in Harrisburg, PA:

ZEBRA AND QUAGGA MUSSEL NEWS AND INVASION TIMELINE

2012                                                                                                                                                          How will climate change impact invasive mussels?                                                                       NOAA climatewatch article

2011                                                                                                                                                        Zebra mussels found in Conneaut Lake                                                                                             DEP press release

2010                                                                                                                                                       Watch a video of zebra mussel veligers found in the lower Susquehanna River at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station

2009                                                                                                                                                       Zebra and quagga mussels in the Susquehanna                                                              Chesapeake Bay Journal article                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Pennsylvania Zebra and Quagga Mussel Monitoring Network is highlighted in the May 2009 Erie Times-News in Education page

2008                                                                                                                                                     
November 24, 2008: Zebra Mussels Found on Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam in Maryland
DEP Press Release

2007
July 3, 2007: Zebra Mussels found in Tioga County Lake
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Press Release

February 1, 2007: Public Asked to Help Stop Spread of Quagga Mussel DFG Opens Toll-Free Information Line
Department of Fish and Game Press Release

2005
July 13, 2005: Zebra Mussels Found in Warren Country Stream
DEP Press Release

2004
July 15, 2004: Zebra Mussels recently found on Susquehanna River's Main Stem, Posing Serious Threats to Downstream Waters and Chesapeake Bay
DEP Press Release

2000
October 20, 2000: Zebra Mussels Found in Edinboro Lake, Prevention Measures Outlined
DEP Press Release

 

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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Pennsylvania Coastal Zone Management Program
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Philadelphia Water Department
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Normandeau Associates, Inc.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Erie County Department of Health
Exelon Corporation