Kavanagh has been working for the USFWS since 2004. She currently works
as a project biologist on the Hatchery Assessment Team investigating ecological
interactions between hatchery and native salmon and trout populations
in the Clackamas River basin.
Prior to working for the USFWS, Maureen
worked as a Fisheries Technician for the National Park Service in Yellowstone
N.P. and Great Smoky Mountains N.P. While working in Yellowstone N.P.,
Maureen conducted stream population surveys and investigated the geographic
distribution of cutthroat trout in the upper Snake River. Maureen has
also worked at hatcheries for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland
Fisheries and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Pisgah
State Fish Hatchery.
She has a B.A. from Warren Wilson College and a M.S.
from Western Carolina University. Her graduate work focused on fish passage
through highway culverts.
In her spare time, Maureen enjoys running, biking and traveling.
To contact Maureen,
please call 360.604.2500 or email Maureen_Kavanagh