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Steve McMurray- Missouri Dept. of Conservation

Upcoming FMCS Events:

2020 Workshop: Freshwater Mollusk Survey Techniques- Henry Horton State Park, TN August 10-13, 2020

Past FMCS Events:


2019 FMCS SYMPOSIUM - SAN ANTONIO, TX - April 14-18 2019

2018 International Meeting - Verbiana, Italy - Sept. 16-20 2018

2017 Symposium: Cleveland OH

2015 Symposium: St.Charles MO
Joint meeting with the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee (UMRCC)

2013 Symposium: Lake Guntersville State Park - Guntersville, AL.
Species Recovery and Restoration- from Concept to Implementation.
Program and Abstracts. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Ohio River Valley Unified Malacologist Meeting (OVUM) 2011:
Saturday, October 1st at the Thomas More College Biology Field Station
Northern Kentucky.

2011 Symposium: April 11-15 2011 - Louisville, KY
7th Biennial Symposium: Managing your mollusks: Reflecting on the past, preparing for the future.
Platform Abstracts.
Poster Abstracts.

2009 Symposium, Baltimore, MD
Healthy Mollusks = Healthy Rivers = Healthy People
Program and Abstracts
(PDF, 2.5 MB)

2007 Symposium, Little Rock, AR -
Directions in Freshwater Mollusk Conservation: Molecules to Ecosystems,
(PDF, 380 KB); Poster Abstracts (PDF, 196 KB)

2005 Symposium, St. Paul, MN :
Are Your Natives Restless? Holistic Strategies for Conserving Freshwater Mollusks during Exotic Species Invasions
Program and Abstracts
(PDF 1.7 MB)

2003 Symposium, Durham, NC:
Connections...A Focus on Habitat Conservation
Program and Abstracts
(PDF, 524 KB)

2001 Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA:
Biological Assessments: Evaluation of Endangered Mollusks
Abstracts (PDF, 236 KB)

1999 Symposium, Chattanooga, TN (First FMCS Symposium):
Musseling in on Biodiversity

1998 & 1999 Symposium Proceedings

1998 Symposium: Conservation, Captive Care, and Propagation of Freshwater Mussels, Columbus, OH

1995 Symposium: Conservation and Management of Freshwater Mussels II, St. Louis, Abstracts

1992 Symposium: Conservation and Management of Freshwater Mussels, St. Louis, MO


2018 Workshop - Workshop Freshwater Mollusk Health and Disease Assessment La Crosse, Wisconsin March 13-15, 2018
Program (PDF)

2016 Workshop – Shepherdstown, WV
Program (PDF)

2014 Workshop - Portland, ME :
Mussel Studies and Regulatory Process Associated with Dam Removals, Portland, ME.
Program (PDF)
Photo Album

2012 Workshop - Athens,GA:
Incorporating Environmental Flows, Climate Change and Ecosystem Services into Freshwater Mussel Conservation and Management.
Program (PDF)

2010 Workshop, Kirwood MO:
Regional fauna identification and sampling.
Program (PDF)

2008 Workshop, Chattanooga, TN
The Road to Recovery: Science to Secure Freshwater Mollusk Biodiversity,

2007 Workshop, Little Rock, AR
Habitat Restoration Workshop
(PDF, 32 KB)

2006 Workshop, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, OH:
Propagation and Captive Care of Freshwater Molluscs, -
Program and Abstracts
(PDF, 1.4 MB)

2004 Workshop, Shepherdstown, WV:
Conservation Genetics Workshop on Imperiled Freshwater Mollusks and Fishes -
(.doc .zip file, 440 KB)

2004 Workshop, Tuscaloosa, AL:
Water Quality and Freshwater Gastropod Workshop

2002 Workshop, Shepherdstown, WV:
Propagation and Restoration of Freshwater Mussels -
(PDF 68 KB)

2000 Workshop: Outreach Workshop, Shepherdstown, WV