03 Jun Rebecca Flitcroft
Dr Rebecca Flitcroft is a Research Fish Biologist and team leader of the Landscape and Ecosystem Management Team with the United States Forest Service at the Pacific Northwest Research Station, Oregon, USA. Dr. Flitcroft is co-chair of the Freshwater Specialist Group for the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). She holds a Courtesy Faculty Appointment at Oregon State University in College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. She received her PhD in Fisheries and MS in Natural Resource Geography from Oregon State University.
Rebecca’s research explores holistic approaches to catchment analysis and management. She uses both statistical and physical representations of stream networks in analysis and monitoring to more realistically represent stream complexity and connectivity for aquatic species. She is particularly interested in the relationships between disturbance processes and aquatic habitat.
USDA Forest Service website: https://www.fs.fed.us/research/people/profile.php?alias=rflitcroft
You Tube video describing some of Flitcroft and Reeves’ work with wildfire and native fish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omUN7VsKxBo