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Don Schreiner

Fisheries Specialist

I am a fisheries biologist with more than 35 years of experience managing fisheries in Minnesota, the last 25 years working on Lake Superior and the Great Lakes. I volunteer and am employed part-time as an outreach specialist and educator with Minnesota Sea Grant. My work focuses on transferring technical fisheries information to interested public in a concise and easily understood manner. I address specific questions and issues that are associated with the recreational fisheries statewide along with recreational, commercial and charter fisheries on Lake Superior. I am also involved with exploring environmentally sound aquaculture practices in Minnesota.

Expertise

  • Management of recreational, commercial and charter fisheries
  • Population dynamics and fish community interactions
  • Stream habitat restoration.
  • Use of public participation processes in natural resource management
  • Aquaculture/Aquaponics

Value of what I do for Minnesotans

My work helps Minnesotans develop a better understanding of fisheries management, the importance of aquatic habitat protection, the potential role for aquaculture, and the value of the fisheries resource to the state of Minnesota.

Education

M.S. - Fisheries Science
(Minor: Statistics)
University of Minnesota
B.S. - Zoology
(Minor: Aerospace Studies and Botany)
North Dakota State University

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