Project Personnel and Support

Project Team

The educational materials provided on this website were developed through a collaboration between the California Sea Grant Extension Program and the University of California ANR, Cooperative Extension. The project team included:

Carolynn Culver, California Sea Grant Aquatic Resources Specialist, University of California

Heather Lahr, California Sea Grant Research Assistant, University of California

Leigh Johnson, Coastal Resources Advisor, University of California ANR, Cooperative Extension

Jodi Cassell, Natural Resources Advisor, University of California ANR, Cooperative Extension


The following people and organizations are acknowledged for their contributions to the project, including providing information and/or review of the educational materials.

  • Lars Anderson, USDA Agricultural Research Service, University of California, Davis
  • Gillian Clague, Sea Grant Extension, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Dan Daft and Kevin Kidd-Tackaberry, City of San Diego, Public Utilities
  • Susan Ellis, Martha Volkoff, Dominique Norton and Jennifer LaBay, California Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Ray Fernald, Brian Watson, Virginia Department of Inland Game and Fisheries
  • Liz Gaspar and Steve Chavoya, Cachuma Lake, County of Santa Barbara, Community Services Department
  • Marsha Gear and Joann Furse, California Sea Grant
  • Mark Hatcher, Sweetwater Authority
  • Cathy Karp, US Bureau of Reclamation
  • Michelle Lande, University of California ANR, Cooperative Extension
  • Carrie Link and Dave Roberts, Marrone Bio Innovations
  • Sandra Nierzwicki-Bauer, Darrin Fresh Water Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Daniel Sussman, Lahontan Water Quality Control Board
  • Ted Thayer and Patrick Stone, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
  • Jonathan Thompson, Louanne McMartin and Ron Smith, US Fish and Wildlife Service


The information and materials provided on this web site are products of the project entitled "Strategies for Managing West coast Risks of Dreissenid Mussel Populations Associated with Long-Distance Water Conveyence Systems." This project is one of four components of a larger project entitled "A Regional Approach to Predicting and Managing Aquatic Invasive Species Pathways." Support for the project was provided by the National Sea Grant, Aquatic Invasive Species Initiative, Project No. NA2233-C; NOAA Grant No. NA100AR4170060; University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources; University of California Cooperative Extension; County of San Diego; and the Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara. The statements in this information sheet are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the sponsors or reviewers. The mention of consultants or commercial products, their source, or their use in connection with material reported herein, is not to be construed as actual or implied endorsement.

The University of California Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources (ANR) prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities. (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at Inquiries regarding ANR’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to Linda Marie Manton, Affirmative Action Contact, University of California, Davis, Agriculture and Natural Resources, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, (530) 752-0495.