Oct

10

FIELD DAY: Mussels with Bernard Sietman

Join us for our third annual freshwater mussel field day where the Yellow Medicine enters the Minnesota River with MN DNR malacologist, Bernard Sietman. You will be hard pressed to find anyone as passionate and knowledgeable about mussels as this transplanted Missourian. Since 2002, he has worked across Minnesota surveying mussels. One of the more […]

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Sep

24

High Waters Did Not Dampen Mussel Field Day

On Saturday, September 20th, a group of 16 CURE members and supporters discovered that freshwater mussels are animals with a fascinating life cycle. Blog post by Kylene Olson, Director of the Chippewa River Watershed Project and a longtime CURE supporter and member.

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Sep

20

FIELD DAY: Mussels with Bernard Sietman

Back by popular demand – Bernard Sietman will come out to the Upper Minnesota River Watershed and the focus of this Field Day will be the Mussels on the Pomme de Terre river. Plan to join us at 10am and go until 1pm. Bring a sack lunch, dress for water, bring boots and dry clothes. […]

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Oct

01

Mussel Field Day on the Minnesota River with Bernard Sietman

By Kylene Olson, Executive Director of the Chippewa River Watershed Project and a CURE Member A group of 16 river enthusiasts gathered at Memorial Park on the Minnesota River in Granite Falls this past Saturday for a Mussel Field Day with Bernard Sietman from the MN Dept. of Natural Resources, one of two specialists in […]

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