Dr. Guillermo Giannico is a fisheries specialist focusing on salmonid ecology and watershed management.  He holds degrees in biology, resource management and environmental studies. As part of his responsibilities at OSU he extends information and educational material and also provides professional assistance to Extension agents, government agency personnel, watershed councils, and the public in general on salmonid ecology and behavior, fish habitat restoration, aquatic ecology, and watershed management-related issues in support of the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds.

Ph.D. in Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences – University of British Columbia, Canada
M.S. in Biology – University of Victoria, Canada
Licenciatura en Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

Projects and areas of interest include: Development and presentation of seminars, conferences and training materials on fish habitat, stream assessment, and stream restoration, including a 2006 Regional Symposium on In-stream Gravel Extraction and its Effects on Fish Habitats.

Man in waders stands in a river with fish enclosures

Research Projects:
» Tide Gates
» Life History of Coho Salmon (South Coast)
» Lahontan Cuttroat Trout
» Redband Trout Migration
» Ecology of Steelhead on the John Day River
» Seasonal Watercourses in Agricultural Lands of the Upper Willamette Valley
» Assessing Trade-Offs Between Crop Production and Ecological Services: The Calapooia Basin

Courses Taught:
» Integrated Watershed Management
» Group Problem Solving
» Stream Habitat Restoration: project prioritization and monitoring in Aquatic Module of Conservation 451 (Univ. British Columbia, Canada)