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Video: Mussels meet wild cousins

Imagine a lifetime spent clinging to a riverbed by one foot. This is the case for freshwater mussels, and their limited mobility makes habitat loss difficult to avoid. 

The College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech, in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is working to repopulate sections of the Clinch and Powell Rivers.

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    freshwater mussel release

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