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MICHAEL POLLACK

Research Scientist at National Oceanic and Atmosheric Administration, Northwest Fisheries Science. As an Ecosystems Analyst, Dr. Pollock studies watersheds and fluvial ecosystem. His seminal work on the influence of beaver habitat on coho smolt production and ecosystem function has been the foundation for decades of research.

Michael Pollack

EMILY FAIRFAX

Dr. Emily Fairfax is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Resource Management at California State University Channel Islands. She uses a combination of remote sensing and field work to research how beaver activity can create drought and fire-resistant patches in the landscape under a changing climate.

Emily Fairfax

JOE WHEATON

Joe Wheaton is an Assistant Professor at Utah State University and a fluvial geomorphologist with over a decade of experience in river restoration. Joe runs the Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab in USU’s department of Watershed Science and is a leader in the monitoring and modeling of riverine habitats and watersheds. Co-founder of Anabranch Solutions, he helps landowners design, build and adaptively manage low-tech process-based restoration riparian projects.

Joe Wheaton

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Environmental Journalist and author of “Eager: The surprising secret life of beavers and why they matter”, winner of the Pen Literary Science writing award.

Environmental Journalist and author of “Eager: The surprising secret life of beavers and why they matter”, winner of the Pen Literary Science writing award.

RICK LANMAN

Richard Lanman MD. President, Institute for Historic Ecology.

RICK LANMAN

Richard Lanman MD. President, Institute for Historic Ecology.

Professor of Geography, Environment & Planning at Sonoma State University.
Professor of Geography, Environment & Planning at Sonoma State University.

President Sacramento-Siskiyou Wildlife Society. Wildlife Biologist at Collins Pine Co.

President Sacramento-Siskiyou Wildlife Society. Wildlife Biologist at Collins Pine Co.

Swift Water Design, Sonoma
Swift Water Design, Sonoma
Beaver Solutions, Beaver Institute MA
Beaver Solutions, Beaver Institute MA
USFS Wildlife Biologist Pacific Northwest Region
USFS Wildlife Biologist Pacific Northwest Region

Executive Director, Scott River Watershed Council
Board Chair, Scott River Watershed Council

Executive Director, Scott River Watershed Council
Board Chair, Scott River Watershed Council

USFS Research Social Scientist
USFS Research Social Scientist
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: Co-Director of Water Institute & Bring back beaver campaign
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center: Co-Director of Water Institute & Bring back beaver campaign

Founder, San Luis Obispo Beaver Brigade

Founder, San Luis Obispo Beaver Brigade

Aquatic Habitat Program Lead – California State Office, Bureau of Land Management

Aquatic Habitat Program Lead – California State Office, Bureau of Land Management

Director, Maidu Summit Consortium

Director, Maidu Summit Consortium

(California/Pacific Islands) Marine Habitat Resource Specialist

(California/Pacific Islands) Marine Habitat Resource Specialist

CDFW Senior Hydraulic Engineer

CDFW Senior Hydraulic Engineer

California Beaver Summit

Climate change is making California hotter, drier, and harder on people and wildlife. Find out how beaver can help.

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