Larry Wasserman

Larry Wasserman

larry wassermanLarry Wasserman is the environmental services director for the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community. Research topics have included investigations of salmon survival following the eruption of Mount St. Helens; spring Chinook life history strategies and consequences for hatchery practices; and riparian vegetation studies related to salmon habitat. For the past thirty years he has served as an environmental policy manager, first for the Yakama Indian Nation from 1982 to 1991, and then for the Skagit System Cooperative and Swinomish Indian Tribal Community from 1991 to present. Current activities are focused on habitat protection strategies with a particular emphasis on preservation of instream flows and how flows will be affected by climate change and societal responses to this change. He received a B.A. in biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1976 and a master’s degree from the University of Washington School of Fisheries in 1984.