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

Staff Member

Emerson A Kanawi




  • BS California State University, Sacramento 2011


Emerson joined the Coop Unit Fall 2017 seeking his M.S. degree in Fisheries under the advising of Mark Henderson. Before joining the Unit, Emerson has worked for NOAA at the Southwest Fisheries Science Center working on a life-cycle monitoring station on Scott Creek conducting spawner surveys, lagoon seines, electrofishing, adult and juvenile trapping and habitat assessment for salmonids. He has worked as a watershed steward, a land health assessment technician for the Great Basin Institute, worked for the California Environmental Protection Agency monitoring surface water in California for pesticide analysis and water quality parameters in urban and agricultural regions and was employed by Arizona State University performing field work altering available water resources to terrestrial invertebrates, monitored arachnid and insect populations and conducted radio-telemetry for Desert Whip-tail lizards.