Pimplebacks and pearlymussels: Biologist recognized for freshwater mussel conservation

Patty Morrison of Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge has been selected as a 2016 Recovery Champion for her leadership in recovering endangered freshwater mussels.

SPOILER ALERT: We worked with partners to remove a bridge in Scott County, Virginia, and restore the stream to look like this! This photo was taken this past May after project completion. Credit: USFWS

Getting mussels (and fish!) moving in the Upper Tennessee River Basin

Another stream restoration project is complete! Staff from our Virginia Field Office share one of their recent efforts to improve habitat in the Upper Tennessee River Basin.