Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units

Pacific Northwest CESU



Bureau of Reclamation

Technical Representative:

Lesa Stark
beginning May 19, 2014
Additional Contact
Financial Assistance Officer
Pacific Northwest Region
Additional Contact

Key Education, Research, and Technical Assistance Needs


• influence of Northwest water and hydropower projects on ESA listed aquatic and terrestrial species
• effects of removing migration barriers, screening water diversions, and increasing or improving flow regimes
• access to disciplines that are unique or in short supply

Technical assistance and education

• technical transfer and exchange of new science information.
• developing collaborative relationships with other public agencies, universities, and non-governmental organizations.
• continuing education opportunities

USBR Projects