Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Massachusetts
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Massachusetts Staff Member


Todd Richards

Email: todd.richards@state.ma.us
Research Publications Publication Date
Jane, S. F., A. H. Roy, P. D. Hazelton, T. A. Richards, J. T. Finn, and T. O. Randhir. 2016. Establishing links between streamflow and ecological integrity in the Sudbury River. U.S. Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperator Science Series FWS/CSS-122-2016, Washington, D.C. | Publisher Website 2016-12-31
Carmignani, J.R., A.H. Roy, P.D. Hazelton, and H. Giard. 2019. Annual winter water level drawdowns limit shallow-water mussel densities in small lakes. Freshwater Biology 64:1519-1533. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13324 | Publisher Website 2019-06-30
Carmignani, J.R. and A.H. Roy. 2017. Ecological impacts of winter lake drawdowns on lake littoral zones: A review. Aquatic Sciences 79:803-824. DOI 10.1007/s00027-017-0549-9 | Download 2017-07-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Yarra, A.N., T.A. Richards, and A.H. Roy. 2015. Impacts of thermal and flow alteration on benthic stream macroinvertebrates downstream of water supply reservoirs. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, 17-21 May 2015, Milwaukee, WI. 2015-05-18
Yarra, A.N., T.A. Richards, and A.H. Roy. 2015. Impacts of thermal and flow alteration on benthic stream macroinvertebrates downstream of surface water reservoirs in Massachusetts. New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 18-20 March 2015, Bartlett, NH. 2015-03-18
Yarra, A.N., T.A. Richards, and A.H. Roy. 2014. Assessing effects of surface water supply reservoirs on stream hydrologic and thermal regimes in Massachusetts. Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 26-28 March 2014, Burlington, VT. 2014-03-26
Stankiewicz, K., J. Carmignani, and A.H. Roy. 2016. Hydrologic characteristics of annual winter water-level drawdowns in Massachusetts lakes. New England Association of Environmental Biologists. 23-25 March 2016, Rockland, ME. 2016-03-23
Smith, C.R., A.H. Roy, K.H. Nislow, and T.A. Richards. 2015. Investigating the longitudinal extent of thermal alteration downstream of impoundments. New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 18-20 March 2015, Bartlett, NH. 2015-03-18
Roy, A.H., T.A. Richards, C.R. Smith, and A.N. Yarra. 2015. Investigating impacts of impoundments on the hydrology, temperature, and fish assemblages in Massachusetts streams. New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 18-20 March 2015, Bartlett, NH. 2015-03-18
Roy, A.H., S.F. Jane, J.T. Finn, P.D. Hazelton, T.O. Randhir, and T.A. Richards. 2015. Linkages between stream flow, habitat, and biotic assemblages in and urbanized large river. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, 17-21 May 2015, Milwaukee, WI. 2015-05-18
Roy, A.H., K.M. Abbott, M.B. Cole, K.M. Houle, and K.H. Nislow. 2019. Impacts of small, low-head dams on stream macroinvertebrate assemblages. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, 19-23 May 2019, Salt Lake City, UT. 2019-05-20
Roy, A.H., J.R. Carmignani, J.T. Stolarski, and T. Richards. 2020. Hydrology of annual winter water level drawdowns in recreational lakes of Massachusetts, USA. North American Lake Management Society Meeting, 16-20 November 2020, virtual. 2020-11-16
Richards, T.A., C.R. Smith, and A.H. Roy. 2014. Hydrological impacts of water supply reservoirs in Massachusetts streams. Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 26-28 March 2014, Burlington, VT. 2014-03-26
Richards, T.A., C.R. Smith, and A.H. Roy. 2014. Hydrological impacts of water supply reservoirs in Massachusetts streams. Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, 17-21 August 2014, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2014-08-17
Parker, L., M. Craddock, T. Richards, A. Roy, and M. Cole. 2015. Poor little Pecks Brook: Balancing lake goals and downstream needs in an urban watershed. Flow 2015: 28-30 April 2015. 2015-04-29
Jane, S.F., J.T. Finn, T.O. Randhir, and A.H. Roy. 2015. Linkages between stream flow, habitat, and biotic integrity in the urbanized Sudbury River. New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 18-20 March 2015, Bartlett, NH. 2015-03-18
Carmignani, J.R., A.H. Roy, J.T. Stolarski, and T. Richards. 2020. Synthesis of empirical research investigating the effects of annual wintertime water level drawdowns on littoral zones in Massachusetts lakes. Northeast Aquatic Biologists Conference, 4-6 March 2020, Newport, RI. 2020-03-04
Carmignani, J.R. and A.H. Roy. 2014. Examining effects of winter water level drawdowns on fish populations in New England lakes. Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 26-28 March 2014, Burlington, VT. 2014-03-27
Carmignani, J.R. and A.H. Roy. 2014. Ecological impacts of winter water level drawdowns on lake littoral zone communities: a review. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, 18-22 May 2014, Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Carmignani, J., A.H. Roy, and K. Stankiewicz. 2016. Freshwater mussel distribution in shallow depths of winter drawdown lakes. New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 23-25 March 2016, Rockland, ME. 2016-03-23
Carmignani, J. and A.H. Roy. 2016. Impact of winter drawdowns on mussel distributions in Massachusetts (USA) lakes. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, 21-25 May 2016, Sacramento, CA. 2016-05-22
Carmignani, J. and A.H. Roy. 2015. Do annual winter lake drawdowns alter the physical habitat structure and complexity of shallow littoral zones? Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, 17-21 May 2015, Milwaukee, WI. 2015-05-18
Carmignani, J. and A.H. Roy. 2015. Do annual winter drawdowns alter the physical habitat structure and complexity of the littoral zone? New England Association of Environmental Biologists, 18-20 March 2015, Bartlett, NH. 2015-03-18
Bouldin, R., A. Roy, S. Mattocks, R. Quinones, and T. Richards. 2018. Responses of stream fishes to dam removal in Massachusetts. Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference, 15-17 April 2018, Burlington, VT. 2018-04-15
Baker, A.M., A.H. Roy, T.A. Richards, M. Craddock, and C.N. Bentsen. 2020. April showers in November: Examining how altered hydrology from winter drawdowns can impact habitat and biota. Southern New England American Fisheries Society Winter Meeting, 13-14 January 2020, Cambridge, MA. 2020-01-13
Abbott, K.M., A.H. Roy, M.B. Cole, K.M. Houle, and K.H. Nislow. 2019. Variable responses of aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages to dam removal. Society of Wetland Scientists – New England Chapter Fall Meeting: Dammed If You Do and Dammed If You Don’t: Barrier Removal and Stream Integration, 4-5 October 2019, New Britain, CT. 2019-10-05