Professional Staff

Lynette Gardner

Staff Scientist/Fisheries Biologist

“I feel that my work at Kleinschmidt Associates has a real impact; An impact on the clients we work for, the rivers we study, and the Kleinschmidt family that we are part of. Nothing could be more rewarding.”


Lynette Gardner specializes in fisheries and aquatic habitat assessments and fish passage monitoring. She is responsible for leading field efforts to support various fisheries and aquatic studies including fish passage evaluation, fish and macroinvertebrate population surveys, and aquatic habitat characterization. Lynette’s skills include radio telemetry design and implementation, Instream Flow Incremental Methodology (IFIM), and data management and analysis. She has supported a number of hydropower regulatory projects by implementing field studies, developing federal, state, and municipal permit applications, and authoring sections of relicensing and compliance documents.

Lynette holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Allegheny College.