International Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society - April 19-24, 2009 - Baltimore Marriott Waterfront - Baltimore, Maryland
Committees & Contacts

Symposium Chair:

Catherine Gatenby, US Fish and Widlife Service,, 304-536-1361


Dick Neves,, 540-231-5927

Jürgen Geist, Functional Aquatic Ecology and Fish Biology, TU München-Weihenstephan,, Tel.: 08161-713767

Cristian Altaba, University of the Balearic Islands,, +34 670 058224 (cellular)


Joyce Barkley, Virgina Tech and St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, and David Wolf, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation,, 541-966-2532.

Local Arrangements

Julie Devers, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 410 573-4508

Cristi Bishop, EA Engineering,, 410-598-7545 (cell)

Program Chair

Patty Morrison, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 304 375-2923 x124


Tom Jones, Marshall University,

Andy Roberts, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 573 234-2132 x110

Matthew Patterson, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 304-536-1361


Cristi Bishop EA Engineering,, 410-598-7545 (cell)

Teresa Newton, US Geological Survey,

Lisie Kitchell, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,


Barb Douglas, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 304 636-6586 x19

Janet Clayton, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources,, 304-637-0245

Sponsorship: Catherine Gatenby, Dick Neves, and Steve Ahlstedt


Dawn McCoy, Continuing and Professional Education, Virginia Tech,, 540 231-1779.

Field Trips:

Cindy Kane, Museums in DC

Brian Watson, Field Trip to River
VA Dept. of Game & Inland Fisheries
(434) 525-7522, ext. 114, Cell: (434) 941-5990, E-mail:

Hatcheries Field Trip: Rachel Mair, US Fish and Wildlife Service,, 304-536-1361

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