Join Museum scientist and freshwater ecologist Dr. Denise Mayer on a dive into the mysteries of fascinating freshwater mussels. What are mussels and why should we care about them? How long do mussels live and how can we tell their age? What roles do they play in the environment? What can we do to protect them? Learn answers to these questions and more, or submit your own questions to Dr. Mayer at NYSMPP@nysed.gov as she kicks off the Women of Science event.
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