Find 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 Mussel Collaborative ready to answer whatever questions you may have! Click through below to see our contacts by location and expertise. If you are an expert and would like to be added to our list, please let us know!

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Eva Enders

Fisheries and Oceans Canada


Topics: Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species

Located In: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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Primary focus on Lake Winnipeg and Red River, Manitoba

Gerry Mackie


Topics: Dreissenid Biology and Life History, Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species

Located In: Ontario, Canada

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Primary focus on Ontario lakes and rivers; now retired

Greg Southard

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department


Topics: Detection Methods (Including molecular and genetic), Management/Control Tools - Development and Assessment

Located In: Austin, TX, USA

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Primary focus on statewide early detection for Texas in selected reservoirs and river systems

Harvey Bootsma

University of Wisconsin


Topics: Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species, Ecosystem Impacts- Nutrients, Modeling

Located In: Milwaukee, WI, USA

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Primary focus on Lake Michigan

Helen Kitchel

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources


Topics: Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species

Located In: Madison, WI, USA

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Primary focus on inland lakes, large rivers, and streams in Wisconsin

Henry A. Vanderploeg

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Topics: Dreissenid Biology and Life History, Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species, Ecosystem Impacts- Nutrients

Located In: Ann Arbor, MI, USA

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Primary focus on the Great Lakes

J. Ellen Marsde

University of Vermont


Topics: Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species

Located In: Burlington, VT, USA

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Primary focus on Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, and Lake Champlain

James Straub

Massachusetts State Parks


Topics: Prevention

Located In: Boston, MA, USA

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Primary focus on lakes in the Berkshire Region of Massachusetts

Janene Lichtenberg

Salish Kootenai College


Topics: Coordination of Effort

Located In: Pablo, MT, USA

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Primary interest in coordinating student internships with detection and research

Jason Locklin

Temple College


Topics: Dreissenid Biology and Life History

Located In: Temple, TX, USA

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Primary focus on Lake Belton

Jeff Morisette

National Invasive Species Council Secretariat


Topics: Coordination of Effort

Located In: Washington, DC, USA

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Jeremy Crossland

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Topics: Impacts to Infrastructure

Located In: Washington, DC, USA

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Primary focus on flood control reservoirs across the United States and associated impacts on infrastructure

Jesse Schultz

Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife


Topics: Detection Methods (Including molecular and genetic), Management/Control Tools - Development and Assessment

Located In: Olympia, WA, USA

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Primary focus on the waters of Washington state

Jim Luoma

U.S. Geological Survey


Topics: Management/Control Tools - Development and Assessment

Located In: La Crosse, WI, USA

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Joel Hoffman

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Topics: Detection Methods (Including molecular and genetic)

Located In: Washington, DC, USA

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Primary focus on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior

John Navarro

Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources


Topics: Ecosystem Impacts- Habitat and Native Species

Located In: Columbus, OH, USA

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Primary focus on high quality streams in Ohio