North Coast Zebra and Quagga Mussel Consortium

Lake Sonoma Marina

A consortium of North Coast and North Bay local governments and stakeholders are joining together to prevent the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels into our local waterways.  The Consortium is working together to develop and implement a regional prevention plan, public service announcements, generate state and federal funding support and collaborate with regulators on how to best prevent and manage the mussels.

Mussels on anchor illustrationMembers

To date, the following entities are Consortium members:

Consortium membership is open to any reservoir operator in our region.  All Consortium partners have signed the below Memorandum of Understanding.  The Consortium meets at the Eel Russian River Commission twice a year.  To join the Consortium, please contact Brad Sherwood, public information officer for the Sonoma County Water Agency, at 707-547-1927 or sherwood@scwa.ca.gov.

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