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Elizabeth Ruiz

Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program

Fisheries Biologist


pronouns: She/Her, They/Them, He/Him
state: CA
city: Santa Rosa
Tribal Affiliation: NO
languages: English
race + ethnicity: Mexican American, Mexican, or Chicana/o/x, Latina/e/o/x or Hispanic (e.g., Latin American, Central American, South American)
Elizabeth is a fisheries biologist with years of experience working with threatened and endangered salmonids of California. Her research interests include stream and salmon population responses to changing climatic conditions, summer streamflow improvement, connecting communities to their local salmon populations, and centering diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in fisheries science. Talk to them about: endangered species conservation, anadromous fishes (salmon and steelhead), scientific monitoring, and coordinating internship opportunities.

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