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Dr. Donna Parrish

Donna Parrish

Education

  • Ph D The Ohio State University 1988
  • MS Murray State University 1984
  • BS Southeast Missouri State University 1974

Biography

Donna is the Unit Leader of the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and Research Professor in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.

Research Interests

Donna's areas of emphasis include restoration of native fishes, acoustical sampling, and bioenergetics.

Teaching Interests

Donna teaches the Ecology of Fishes and graduate seminar courses in alternating years.

Professional Society Service

  • American Fisheries Society - President (August 2014 - August 2015)
  • American Fisheries Society - AFS Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award Committee (September 2013 - August 2014)
  • American Fisheries Society - AFS Distinguished Service Award Committee (September 2013 - August 2014)
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Research Publications

  • White, G., J. Claussen, C. Moffitt, B. Norcross, and D. Parrish. 2013. Dr. J Frances Allen: Pioneer of Women in Fisheries 38:103-111. Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Butryn, R.S., D.L. Parrish, and D.M. Rizzo. 2013. Summer stream temperature metrics for predicting brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) distribution in streams. Hydrobiologia 703:47-57.
  • Zale, A. V., D. L. Parrish, and T. M. Sutton, editors. 2012. Fisheries techniques, 3rd edition. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
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Current Projects

Completed Projects

Courses

  • Aquatic Ecology and Watershed Sciences Seminar (2014)
  • Ecology of Fishes (2012)
  • Graduate Student Seminar-On Becoming a Successful Scientist (2012)
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Vermont Other Professional Positions and Memberships

  • Donna ParrishMember, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, USGS (February 2011 - February 2011)
  • Donna ParrishMember, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Donna ParrishMember, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey (September 2003 - September 2003)
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Vermont University Committees and Workgroups

  • Donna ParrishFaculty Standards Committee, Rubenstein School, UVM (August 2012 - August 2015)
  • Donna ParrishBusiness Advisory Committee, Rubsenstein School (August 2011 - August 2013)
  • Donna ParrishMember, UVM President's Commission on the Status of Women (May 2008 - August 2010)
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Technical Publications

  • Chellman, I.C., and D.L. Parrish. 2010. Developing methods for sampling mudpuppies in Vermont tributaries of Lake Champlain. Final Report. State Wildlife Grants Program, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, Waterbury.
  • Parrish, D. L., M. E. Mather, and E. A. Marschall. 2009. Population modeling of Atlantic salmon in Vermont tributaries of the Connecticut River. Progress report to NMFS
  • Parrish, D. L., M. E. Mather, and E. A. Marschall. 2008. Population modeling of Atlantic salmon in Vermont tributaries of the Connecticut River. Progress report to NMFS
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 1

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 9

Scientific Publications: 23

Presentations: 20

 

Contact Information

Tel: (802) 656 - 2693

Current Students

Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey
  2. University of Vermont
  3. Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
  4. Wildlife Management Institute