USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab - Rocky Mountain Research Station


  Shrubland Biology
  Terrestrial Systems
  Technology Transfer

Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
322 East Front Street
Suite 401
Boise, ID  83702

(208) 373-4340
(208) 373-4391 (FAX)

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Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystem Research Program

Matt Fisk, Biological Technician - Plants

email: mfisk [at]

phone: (208) 373-4376

Matt Fisk




B.S., Biology, Boise State University, Boise, ID



Research Experience
I assist with the development of native plant materials, particularly forbs, for the Great Basin. Responsibilities include seed collecting and cleaning; plant identification; collection of pollinator and seed predators; germination studies; common garden establishment, maintenance, and data collection; and management of digital photo and literature databases. I am also assisting with studies on post-fire seeding equipment and techniques, big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) seed storage and longevity and bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoroegneria spicata) genecology. I have also assisted with studies on post-fire demographics and seed ecology of rush skeletonweed (Chondrilla juncea) and its potential to invade big sagebrush communities of the Great Basin.

Interests and Hobbies
Fire ecology, entomology, cave ecology and conservation, fishing, rock climbing, traveling, geology, backpacking.



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