Bonnie Myers, Research Fish Biologist
Bonnie Myers is a Research Fish Biologist at the U.S. Geological Survey's National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center in Reston, VA. Her work focuses on research and synthesis of climate change impacts on inland fisheries.
Education & Experience:
Bonnie received her M.S. in Fish and Wildlife Conservation from Virginia Tech in 2014 and her B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology and Management from the University of Wyoming in 2008. Her research focused on the relationship between fish diversity and production and the effects of temperature variations on fish assemblage production in Appalachian streams in the eastern United States. Following graduate school, she was a 2014 Knauss Fellow in NOAA Research's Office of Communications, where her main role was to translate science to diverse audiences on a variety of topics from global climate change to tsunami research. Prior to receiving her M.S. degree and completing the Knauss Fellowship, Bonnie worked as a fisheries and wildlife technician in Colorado and Wyoming, taught 8th grade science in Memphis, Tennessee as a Teach for America corps member, and worked in Gloucester, MA as a fisheries observer.