Freshwater mussels are dying off in mass numbers, and WI researchers need your help

Researchers in La Crosse and around the state are asking the public to help them spot dying freshwater mussels in local waterways, looking for more clues why the animal has been dying off in mass numbers in recent years.

The phenomenon has been happening for a number of years, people calling from all over the continent to report cases. More than 70% of freshwater mussels are threatened, endangered or vulnerable.

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