2017 Quagga / Zebra Mussel Water Agency Summit

Date: February 16-17, 2017
Location: Lake Murray, San Diego County
Hosted by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife


The Summit provided a venue for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), water managers, and local agencies to share new information and tools to prevent the introduction of quagga and zebra mussels (mussels) into California’s waterbodies. The Summit also provided an opportunity for participants to share information on existing programs, troubleshoot issues, and network.

Note: Some links have been removed due to ADA Accessibility requirements. Please contact invasives@wildlife.ca.gov if you would like a copy of materials from the Summit.

Meeting Materials

Summit Attendees List

  • List of agencies that attended Summit


  • CA Department of Fish and Wildlife Update - Martha Volkoff, CDFW
  • Quagga Mussel/Zebra Mussel Veliger Detection at the CDFW Shellfish Health Lab - James Snider, CDFW Shellfish Health Lab
  • National and Regional Management of Aquatic Invasive Species - Dennis Zabaglo, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
  • Prevention Program Elements - Kelley Aubushon, CDFW Region 4
  • East Bay Regional Park District Quagga and Zebra Mussel Prevention Program - Jeff Manley, East Bay Regional Park District
  • Lake Nacimiento and Lake San Antonio Mussel Prevention Program - Michael Tozzi, Monterey County Parks Department
  • Lake County Dreissenid Mussel Prevention Program - Mark Miller, Lake County Water Resources Department
  • No Mussels here - North Coast Consortium - Brad Sherwood, Sonoma County Water Agency
  • Truckee-Tahoe Watercraft Inspections - Nicole Cartwright, Tahoe Resource Conservation District
  • Aqueducts, Lakes, and Boats: Quagga Control and Prevention on a Regional Scale - Paul Rochelle, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • California State Parks, DBW Funding Opportunities - Edward Hard, California State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways(opens in new tab)

CDFW Invasive Species Program
P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento CA 94244-2090

Fisheries Branch
1010 Riverside Parkway, West Sacramento, CA 95605 | Fisheries@wildlife.ca.gov