WRI Staff

Brian kneels along the shore of a body of water.

WRI Director

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Research Aide/Water Equity Specialist

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Water Equity Specialist

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Great Lakes Water Resource Scientist

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Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, DEC Region 3

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Communications Coordinator

Beth Roessler kneels in a field.

Tributary Conservation Specialist
Hudson River Basin Estuary Program

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Administrative Assistant

Christopher Bowser stands in front of a lake.

Education and Citizen Science Lead
Hudson river Basin Estuary Program

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Eastern Great Lakes Watershed Coordinator

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Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, DEC Region 7

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Postdoctoral Researcher

GIS Specialist

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Restoration Hydrologist

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Research Ecologist

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Climate Adaptation Planning Specialist
Hudson River Basin Estuary Program

Mohawk River Watershed Coordinator

Kenji Doering stands in front of a waterfall.

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Research and Outreach Specialist

Lindsay Yoder sits in front of a lake.

Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, DEC Region 9

Maija Liisa Niemisto wearing a lifejacket stands on a lake bank, next to two kayaks holding a paddle.

Education and Community Science
Hudson River Basin Estuary Program

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Research Support Specialist

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Research and Outreach Specialist

Ryan Elliott takes readings on a boat.

Western Great Lakes Watershed Coordinator

Scott Cuppett wearing a helmet in a raft.

Watershed Management Team Lead

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Program/Extension Aide

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Climate Adaptation Specialist

Administrative Staff
Hudson River Basin Estuary Program

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Water Resource Specialist