Research Scientist, Flathead Lake Biological Station, The University of Montana
I study how freshwater ecosystems respond to human activities and an ever-changing environment. My research with the University of Montana focuses on the ecology of rivers that cross international boundaries. 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. I am also currently working toward a PhD in Fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and expect to finish in 2021.
Scars from large mining operations are permanently etched across the landscapes of the world. The environmental damage and human health hazards that these activities create may be both severe and irreversible. Many...