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



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

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

United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Fire and Aquatic Ecosystems


Author Profiles

Michael Young
Research Fisheries Scientist

Rocky Mountain Research Station 
USDA Forest Service
Forestry Sciences Lab
800 Block East Beckwith
P.O. Box 8089
Missoula MT 59807


o       B.S. Wildlife Biology University of Montana 1982

o       M.S. Wildlife Biology, University of Montana 1986

o       Ph.D. Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming 1989

Research Interests

o       Conservation biology of cutthroat trout and non-salmonid fishes in the Rocky Mountains

o       Investigating methods for the removal of non-native fishes

o       Assessing the relations between fishes, streams, and forests through successional time

Relevant Publications

Young, M.K., D. Haire, and M.A. Bozek.  1994.  The impact and extent of railroad tie drives in streams of southeastern Wyoming.  Western Journal of Applied Forestry 9:  125-130.

Young, M.K.  1994.  Movement and characteristics of stream-borne coarse woody debris in adjacent burned and undisturbed streams in Wyoming.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24:  1933-1938.

Young, M.K., and A.L. Harig.  2001.  A critique of the recovery of greenback cutthroat trout.  Conservation Biology 15:  1575-1584.

Relevant Projects

Effect of time since stand-replacing fire on linkages between stream channel structure and riparian vegetation.  With Elaine Sutherland, Emily Heyerdahl, and Ethan Mace (Rocky Mountain Research Station).  2001 to present.

Does fire favor non-native fishes?  With Chris Clancy and Larry Jaworsky (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks), Mike Jakober and Rob Brassfield (Bitterroot National Forest), and Clint Sestrich and Tom McMahon (Montana State University).  2001 to present.



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