New year new goals

The Canaiad project is now five years old! How time flies. And like most youngsters it just keeps on growing, and growing...

Now closing in on the 7,000 observations mark, we could possibly reach 8,000 by the off of the year, an impressive number for a fauna that isn't exactly mainstream in the hearts of most amateur naturalists. But freshwater mussels keep attracting the attention of an ever growing number of enthusiastic and prolific fans, be it collecting observations of identifying them. On that note, three identifiers keep standing out well above the rest: @pdsmith , @AMR_MN and @sam10turner are just plain relentless and steadfast in their support of our project, always ready and eager to challenge or be challenged by their colleagues!
So again a big thank you gentlemen for your enormous contribution.

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Posted on April 20, 2022 11:53 by redgarter redgarter | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Up-to-date freshwater mussel census and species-specific range mapping of unionids in Canada. Initiated 2017.
Link to our identification guide "Canaiad's Freshwater Mussels of Canada":
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redgarter created this project on January 02, 2017
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