NHANRS 2018 Spring Quarterly Meeting

May 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Common Man
25 Water St
Concord,NH 03301
Amanda Kallenbach603-224-0401E-mail

Fishery, Stream Crossings and Habitat Connectivity Mapping Tools

The New Hampshire Stream Crossing Initiative is a multi-agency partnership aimed at assessing stream crossings to inform decisions on culvert replacements with the goal to reestablish aquatic connectivity, enhance fish habitat, and increase flood resiliency. In 2017, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (NHFG) developed spatial data highlighting important aquatic habitat based on fish survey records that can be used to identify which culvert replacement projects would most benefit species of concern, reconnect migratory fish corridors, and contribute to ongoing conservation work. Katie and Cheryl will introduce two new web mapping tools to assist in project planning, identifying stream crossing replacements and stream restoration.

Presenter Bios

Katie Callahan is the GIS Coordinator for the NH Fish and Game Department, having begun state service as an intern with the DES Wetlands Bureau in 1992. Katie has a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and Policy from PSU. When not making maps, Katie enjoys exploring the White Mountains, traveling with her family; and she is a volunteer tracker for the NH Canada lynx/carnivore survey project.

Cheryl Bondi is a Flood Hazards Program Specialist at the Geological Survey at the Department of Environmental Services. Before coming to DES Cheryl held several positions in academia as an undergraduate instructor and researcher, as well as working as an aquatic biologist for the Forest Service and California Fish and Game. Cheryl has a PhD in Ecosystem Ecology from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and a Master’s degree in Aquatic Ecology from Humboldt State University in California.

Download the NHANRS 2018 Spring Quarterly Meeting Flyer and mail in your registration or register online with PAYPAL.