Position: Junior Specialist 2
Bachelor of Science, Biology (Ecology Emphasis), Humboldt State University, 2007 Minor Geographic Information Technology.
Spawning, migration, habitat use of adult green and white sturgeon, habitat use and movements of juvenile green sturgeon, ecology of anadromous species (salmonids, sturgeon), use of ultrasonic telemetry and Didson underwater sonar in applications of fisheries research and management, natural resource management, and riparian corridor ecology.
Past Career Experience:
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fisheries Technician and Crew Leader, 2007-2012
Michael J. Thomas, Matthew L. Peterson, Eric D. Chapman, Alex R. Hearn, Gabriel P. Singer, Ryan D. Battleson, A. Peter Klimley. Behavior, movements, and habitat use of adult green sturgeon, Acipenser medirostris, in the Sacramento River. Environmental Biology of Fishes, April 2013.
Grants and Presentations:
Awarded Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife Restoration & Enhancement Grant of $22,431 for a Fish Pump – February 2011
“Portable Fish Pump for South Coast Chinook Liberation” Feb 4, 2011. Salem, Oregon
Awarded Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation Grant to study “Green sturgeon movement and spawning in the Rogue River” - November 2011.
Presented ODFW Restoration and Enhancement Grant proposal for “Green Sturgeon movement and spawning in the Rogue River” – December 2011, Roseburg, Oregon.