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King County reports

Investigation of Western Pearlshell Mussel (Margaritifera falcata) Mortality in Bear Creek, King County, Washington: A Disease Ecology Approach, by Arden Thomas. From work in 2008-- an investigation of western pearlshell mussel mortality in Bear Creek, consisting of field surveys, a caged mussel relocation experiment, and lake toxicity screening.

Results of a Pilot Freshwater Mussel Survey in King County, by Bob Brenner. Published 2005 from work done in three King County streams in 2004.

Freshwater Mussels found in Bear and Cottage Lake Creeks during Habitat Assessments in 2001, by Karen Fevold and Jennifer Vanderhoof, 2002.

External reports and proceedings

Projects and Presentations (external link) abstracts from the Pacific Northwest Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup.

Proceedings for the 2nd Annual Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest Symposium: “Bridging the Gap Across the Continental Divide” (external link) a pdf file from April 20, 2004, presented by Pacific Northwest Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup.

Freshwater Mussels of the Pacific Northwest Workshop (external link) proceedings, PowerPoint Presentations, Movies, and More from April 14, 2003.