Abigail (Abby) Lynch, Research Fish Biologist with the National CASC, was recently awarded an Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Michigan State University's College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.
The Northwest CASC Tribal Liaison is Chas Jones, employed by the Associated Tribes of Northwest Indians through a BIA-funded program. He utilizes knowledge of Northwest tribal cultures to aid tribal resiliency to changing climate and landscape conditions.
Inland fish are found in lakes, rivers, streams, canals, reservoirs, and other landlocked waters. Inland fish are vulnerable to a range of threats, including overharvesting, pollution, and changes in water conditions as the climate changes.