Michael Harris

Degree Earned: M.S.

Graduation Year: 2016

Advisor(s): Lucinda Johnson

Thesis Title: CHANGING AQUATIC MACROPHYTE DISTRIBUTIONS UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE IN MINNESOTA LAKES

Current Position: Watershed Specialist (Clean Water Legacy), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR), Ecological and Water Resources (EWR)

  • Perform watershed assessment applying five components of a healthy watershed (biology, connectivity, geomorphology, hydrology and water quality) using Watershed Assessment and River Stability and Sediment Supply (WARSSS) methodology.
  • Provide technical assistance on Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies (WRAPS) for Minnesota watersheds.

Email: michael.c.harris@state.mn.us