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

Staff Member

Miriam Moreno

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Miriam is from Yuma, Arizona, where she developed her love for wildlife and nature while watching the landscape change. This influenced her life as she pursued education to help conserve wildlife and nature. Miriam obtained her Associate's of Science (2017) at Arizona Western College. Later, she transferred to California State University- Monterey Bay, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Biology with a concentration in Evolution, Ecological, and Organism Biology with a minor in Chemistry (2022). After accepting an opportunity with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Geo-bridge program (2022) to work on invasive ecology research. Currently, Miriam is with South Dakota State University working on her Master's modeling ecological impacts of invasive carp removal to help influence management decisions with Dr. Alison Coulter, Dr. Steven Chipps, and Dr. Richard Erickson.

Presentations Presentation Date
Moreno, M., R. Erickson, S.R. Chipps, and A.A. Coulter. 2023. Bigheaded carp removal and it ecological impacts. 153rd Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Grand Rapids, MI. August 2023