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Freshwater Mussels in Kentucky: the heavy lifters of the stream ecosystem

April 25, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about Kentucky’s freshwater mussels with aquatic zoologist Michael Compton.

Presenter: Mike Compton, Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves

Join aquatic zoologist Mike Compton for an introduction to the diversity and ecological importance of freshwater mussels in Kentucky. He will also highlight current conservation efforts to preserve them.

For 2023 we are excited to host a new series of programs at Floracliff. The Bluegrass Biodiversity Seminar Series will offer free evening presentations in the historic Trail’s End Lodge. For the first round of this series, we are focusing on Kentucky’s aquatic life.


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