MUSSEL GRUBBING: A Citizen Science Treasure Hunt

Jason Lindsey | 2022 | 7 min.

2024 Official Selection

Following a citizen scientist’s journey of discovery, the film explores the treasure hunt for finding freshwater mussels in the upper Sangamon River. Everyday people in Illinois are supporting science in ways that are important to the well-being of their local environment. Finding a diverse collection of healthy mussels means a healthy river, which in turn means healthy people in the community.

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