Meet the Collaborative

Founded by the U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Commission, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Great Lakes Fishery Commission, the Invasive Mussel Collaborative seeks to accomplish its mission through engagement with a broad network of stakeholders. The Collaborative’s membership base includes 36 different federal, state, provincial, and tribal agencies, non-government groups, research institutions, private industries, and others. 

Organization Structure

Collaborative Members

The Invasive Mussel Collaborative represents a diverse group of stakeholders, from the Great Lakes region and beyond, with a vested interest in invasive mussel control, management, and research. Members are individuals uniquely positioned to provide feedback on current management approaches and efforts, research activities and needs, available resources, and related efforts to help advance invasive mussel control.

Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network
Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority
DTE Energy
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Great Lakes Commission
Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
International Joint Commission
Invasive Species Centre
Lake Carriers’ Association
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Michigan Steelheaders Association
Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Park Service
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
The Nature Conservancy
The University of Toledo
TRC Solutions
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Geological Survey
University of Minnesota
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
USDA Forest Service
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Resources & Publications

Zequanox Application Technique Pilot Study on Lake Erie

Megan M. Weber, Marrone Bio Innovations; Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Zebra Mussels Invade Ontario Waters

Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program

Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Regional Management Plan

The Regional Dreissena polymorpha Working Group, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection