Brandon Kulik

Senior Fisheries Biologist

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Brandon Kulik designs, performs, and reviews environmental studies pertaining to fish passage, ecology, instream flow, and aquatic habitat. Primary responsibilities include leading agency consultation for scoping, design, and execution of study plans; negotiation of resolutions for issues including water quality, aquatic habitat, and fish passage; managing the collection and analysis of environmental and fisheries data; preparation of related environmental exhibits required for license application and permit documents and providing biological input to the engineering design of fishways. He has worked in New England, the Midwest, southeast and on both Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Brandon has also provided significant expert witness testimony on instream flow and fish passage issues. In addition, he is an active member of the American Fisheries Society, a recent past president of the Atlantic International Chapter of AFS, lectures at Colby College, has taught Ichthyology at Unity College, and is Chair of the Sheepscot River Watershed Council. He has published and presented papers at professional meetings on habitat-based instream flow regulation, fish entrainment, habitat protection, instream flows, riverine fish community dynamics and estuarine ecology, and served as a peer reviewer for the journal Rivers, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Journal of Great Lakes Research, several EPRI reports on fish entrainment, and the Congressional Office of Technology Assessments’ “Fish Passage Technologies”.

EDUCATION
M.S. Aquatic Zoology, DePauw University (1978)
B.A. Environmental Studies, Colby College (1976)

 

Brandon H. Kulik