Originally Aired 8/20/01. Umass Biologist Dave Mclean is on the lookout for freshwater mussels. These under the radar organisms are in danger of extinction via habitat destruction, habitat alteration because of dams, and pollution. Laurie joins Dave to unveil the lifestyle of these beings and their unique manner of survival.
[gtalert title=”Field Notes Archive” title_color=”#699bb1″ close_button=”no” border_style=”none” border_radius=”4″]Field Notes with Laurie Sanders aired from 1999 through 2009. It focused on the natural history of New England- from special habitats to the life cycles of individual plants and animals to profiles of people involved with safeguarding our environment. If you have a question about Field Notes please email: email@example.com.[/gtalert]