Contact an Expert

Looking for answers to your mussel questions? Interested in funding opportunities and compliance requirements for research? Want more information about management and control of mussels? We have a variety of experts within the Invasive Mussels Collaborative ready to answer whatever questions you may have! Click through below to see our contacts by location and expertise.

General Inquiries

Illinois:
Illinois Invasive Species Program

Indiana:
Indiana Invasive Species Program

Michigan:
Michigan Invasive Species Program

Sarah LeSage
Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
517-243-4735
lesages@michigan.gov

Minnesota:
Minnesota Invasive Species Program

Gary Montz
Aquatic Invertebrate Biologist, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
651-259-5121
Gary.Montz@state.mn.us

New York:
New York Invasive Species Program

Ohio:
Ohio Invasive Species Program

Ontario:
Ontario Invasive Species Program

Invasive Species Centre
Ontario, Canada
705-541-5790
info@invasivespeciescentre.ca

Pennsylvania:
Pennsylvania Invasive Species Program

Quebec:
Quebec Invasive Species Program

Wisconsin:
Wisconsin Invasive Species Program

Technical Research

Thomas Rayburn
Director of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, Lake Carriers’ Association
440-333-9994
Rayburn@lcaships.com
Specific expertise: Research assistance related to ballast water and lakers

Teresa Newton
Fishery Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
608-781-6217
tnewton@usgs.gov
Specific expertise: Potential effects of Dreissenids on native mussels

Get In Touch

Erika Jensen
Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
(734) 971-9135

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