Heidi Dunn Co-teaches Conservation Biology of Freshwater Mussels at USFWS National Conservation Training Center

Heidi Dunn and Dr. Chris Barnhart completed the 6th Conservation Biology of Freshwater Mussels class at the USFWS, National Conservation Training Center last week. In attendance were biologists from USFWS ecological services offices in Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, North Carolina, California, Georgia, fish hatcheries in Texas, Montana, and West Virginia, and fish health unit in Pennsylvania; USACE offices in Indiana and Texas, National Park Service office in Florida; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) office in Washington DC; USGS office in Missouri; Texas Commission on Environmental Quality office; and Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department office. If you are interested in next year’s class, sign up early. The class has been full in all 6 years!