Daguna Consulting provides scientific expertise on the conservation of endangered species inhabiting our freshwater ecosystems.

Recent work presented at Freshwater Mussel Conservation Society 2021 Virtual Symposium, Apirl 12-14, 2021

 2021 projects:

  1. Relocation of mussels at dam modifications in Mason City, Iowa
  2. Monitoring the federally threatened Yellow Lance (Elliptio lanceolata) on the Hungry Run Mitigation Bank in northern Virginia.  http://www.fallingspringsllc.com/hungry-run-mitigation-bank
  3. Quantitative sampling at long-term monitoring sites in Tennessee for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. Assessing Population Status, Demographics, and Detectability of Yellow Lance (Elliptio lanceolata) in the Rappahannock Basin, Virginia for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
  5. Relocation of state-listed mussels at the Elton Hills Bridge in Rochester, Minnesota
  6. Biological Assessment of mussel populations in the Mississippi River in Scott County, Iowa
  7. Semi-quantitative mussel survey of the North Fork Holston River and Little River for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
  8. Occupancy and metapopulation studies of the James Spinymussel (Parvaspina collina)
  9. Population modeling of the federally endangered James Spinymussel

 2020 projects:

  1. Relocation of mussels at Grand Avenue Bridge in Ames, Iowa
  2. Relocation of mussels at a bridge crossing of the Ottertail River in western Minnesota
  3. Monitoring the federally threatened Yellow Lance (Elliptio lanceolata) on the Hungry Run Mitigation Bank in northern Virginia.  http://www.fallingspringsllc.com/hungry-run-mitigation-bank
  4. Surveys of a Quarry Pond in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  5. Survey of St. Croix River for a River Walk and Bank Stabilization Project in Stillwater, Minnesota
  6. Relocation of mussels at a water pipeline crossing in Prince William County, Virginia
  7. Quantitative sampling at long-term monitoring sites in Tennessee for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  8. Assessing Population Status, Demographics, and Detectability of Yellow Lance (Elliptio lanceolata) in the Rappahannock Basin, Virginia for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
  9. Relocation of state-listed mussels at the Elton Hills Bridge in Rochester, Minnesota
  10. Survey of native mussels in the Mississippi River in Scott County, Iowa
  11. Relocation of Federally Endangered Mussels in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  12. Population modeling of the federally endangered James Spinymussel

 2019 projects:

  1. Survey of for protected mussels at the Historic Aldie Mill Dam in northern Virginia
  2. Habitat assessments and stream surveys in the Washington DC suburbs for various infrastructure projects
  3. Monitoring the federally threatened Yellow Lance (Elliptio lanceolata) on the Hungry Run Mitigation Bank in northern Virginia
  4. Searches for potential source populations of the federally endangered James Spinymussel in Swift Run.
  5. Quantitative sampling at long-term monitoring sites in the Clinch River for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  6. Survey for mussels in the Upper Iowa River prior to a road bank stabilization project replacement
  7. Population dynamics of the James Spinymussel throughout its range

Daguna Consulting plays an active role in our communites, supporting efforts to protect our natural resources and reduce our collective ecological footprint.  

 

We have sponsored the Rochester Earth Fest since its inception in 2015.  This program is online now!

 

https://www.earthfestrochestermn.org/

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