What is the “Show Us Your Mussels” Challenge?
The “Show Us Our Mussels” Challenge is part of the Minnesota Zoo’s conservation work to educate the public on native mussels and their importance to water quality in Minnesota.  For the Challenge, High School students will develop and deliver digital media campaigns—such as online videos, websites and social media outreach—promoting mussel conservation, water quality awareness and personal or community action.  Students will track and record the impact of their campaigns. The five schools that reach the largest audience will be recognized with a free field trip to the zoo including meeting with animal care and mussel conservation staff.