Phillip Dionne in the field

Phillip Dionne is the forage fish research and management lead for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Phillip has been with WDFW since 2011, and during this time he has worked on tagging and telemetry studies of ESA-listed green sturgeon, developed spawning biomass estimates for Pacific herring and ESA-listed Eulachon Smelt, developed new methods to improve the detection of Surf Smelt and Pacific Sand Lance habitat. He has monitored the effects of shoreline modifications on nearshore habitat and assisted with surveys of coastal pelagic species. Phillip has had the privilege to work with and train over 200 volunteers, professional biologists, and AmeriCorps interns in the US and Canada to document forage fish habitats.

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