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 AIS STAFF: Louanne McMartin

USFWS Photo - Louanne McMartin

Role with the AIS:

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Aquatic Invasive Species Biologist


B.S. Environmental Studies: Marine & Terrestrial Ecology, University of Maine @ Machias

M.S. Applied Natural Science, University of Southern Colorado

Previous Experience:

Mesa County Purple Loosestrife Program Coordinator, Mesa County, Grand Junction, CO

Fish & Wildlife Biologist, FWS , Grand Junction, CO

GIS Cartographic Technician, Pike & San Isabel National Forest & Comanche National Grasslands, Pueblo, CO

Biological Fish Technician, Pike & San Isabel National Forest & Comanche National Grasslands, Pueblo, CO

Biology/Chemistry Laboratory Instructor, University of Southern Colorado & Pueblo Community College, Pueblo, CO

Biological Fish Technician, Maine Atlantic Sea-Run Salmon Commission, Bangor, ME

Senior Marine Research Assistant, University of Maine @ Machias, Machias, ME

Selected Projects and Publications:

Kraus, MG., B.F. Beal, S.R, Chapman and L. McMartin. 1991. Salinity and temperature tolerance teat on ocean quahogs Aretica islm&ca (Linnaeus,1776), J. Shellfish Research 10(1):297.

Kraus, MG., B.F. Beal, S.R Chapman and L. McMartin 1992. A comparison of growth rates in Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1776) between field and laboratory populations. J_Shellfish Research 11(2):289-294

Reports: Gallagher, J.P., D.S. Winters and L. McMartin. 1993. Basin-Wide Stream Habitat Inventory 1993. A Cooperative Inventory Conducted By USDA Forest Service, Pike & San Isabel National Forests Cimmaron & Comanche National Grasslands and the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

Ryke, N., D. Winters, L. McMartin. 1993. Threatened, Endangered and Sensitive Species of the Pike & San Isabel National Forests and Comanche & Cimaron National Grasslands.

McMartin, L. 1997. Evaluation of the Caddisfly (Brachycentrus americanus) as a Transfer Agent of Lead from a polluted Lotic Ecosystem to the Terrestrial Environment. Master�s Degree Thesis, USC.

(Draft) Wells, J.T., L. McMartin, K. Giezentanner, C. Hirsch, T. Fresques, D. Ausmus, M. McGuire, C. Cesar. Writing About Effects to Listed Species: Concepts for Preparing the Effects Section of a Biological Assessment. Report prepared by Interagency Northwest Colorado Level 1 Team. (Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife.)

Other Interests:

Building a solar powered straw bale home and taking my knowledge to third world communities. Become involved with global warming, wildlife habitat loss and poverty issues on an international level. Canine Search & Rescue Training with my four-legged buddy, Chaco, and bringing that knowleged in working with detection dogs to benefit science and conservation. (Finding T&E species, invasive species, etc.) Hiking, skiing, yoga, mediation, and most important of all, spending time with my family!!!

Contact Information:

Louanne McMartin
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
4001 N. Wilson Way
Stockton, CA , CA 95205
(209) 946-6400   ext.  337
Email: louanne_mcmartin  [just add]





Last updated: March 19, 2012