I am a Juneau, Alaska-based research scientist studying large transboundary watersheds crossing British Columbia and Alaska. My research interests fall under the general umbrella of freshwater ecology with special emphases on water quality, hydrology, and Pacific salmon biology. I hope to pair my knowledge of Southeast Alaska rivers with lessons learned from Montana to shape scientific monitoring efforts that support mine-related decision-making and protect economically and culturally important Alaska salmon populations.
I have a B.S. and M.S. in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences from the University of Washington. Since 2000, I have held fisheries biologist positions in government, private, and non-profit sectors. From May 2011 through August 2018, I was the ecologist for the National Park Service’s Southeast Alaska Inventory and Monitoring Network, which is responsible for implementing long-term natural resource monitoring in three parks: Glacier Bay, Klondike Gold Rush, and Sitka.I maintain a current list of publications, technical reports, and outreach materials on my ResearchGate page.