About the Symposium

Hosts & Sponsors

Host: The Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society (FMCS)

The FMCS is dedicated to the advocacy and conservation science of freshwater molluskan resources. A small army of professionals is constantly working to conserve the habitats of freshwater mollusks, and we thank our sponsors for their help covering the costs of the meeting facilities.


USFWS- White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery
National Aquarium at Baltimore


Region 4 Fisheries
USFWS- Region 3 Fisheries Program - Genoa National Fish Hatchery
Region 4 Ecological Services
Quad Cities Station



VA Dept of Game & Inland Fisheries in Blacksburg, VA
West Virginia Field Office


USFWS - Region 5 Ecological Services
Abingdon Field Office
Gloucester Field Office
New Hampshire Field Office
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Research Association


Mainstream Commercial Divers, Inc.
Jackson Environmental
Ecological Specialists
Office of Surface Mining/ Knoxville Tennessee
Marshall University
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
EA Engineering

Freshwater - $5000
Pearl Sponsor - $2500
Platinum Sponsor - $2000
Gold Sponsor - $1500
Silver Sponsor - $1000
Bronze Sponsor - $500