September 15, 2021
ORF Mussels Get New ‘Mussel Motel’

ORF Mussels Get New ‘Mussel Motel’

Thanks to the work of ORF senior educator and chief scientist Bernie Moller, ORF mussels have a second home. Their primary residence (when they’re not in school classrooms) needed a renovation. So, we built them a Mussel Motel. This second home in a lake in Greater...

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