Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Speaker(s): Todd Koel
Leader of the Native Fish Conservation Program at Yellowstone National Park
Todd Koel has served as leader of the Native Fish Conservation Program at Yellowstone National Park since 2001. Koel holds affiliate and graduate faculty status at Montana State University and University of Wyoming. A native of northern Minnesota, Koel received his Ph.D. in Zoology from North Dakota State University in 1997. Previously he served as Riverine Fish Ecologist for the Illinois Natural History Survey at Havana on the Illinois River. He later worked for the Minnesota DNR as a Fisheries Biologist at Lake City and the Upper Mississippi River System. When not working on the conservation of cutthroat trout, Koel spends time with his four boys and horses roaming Yellowstone’s backcountry.