Manager | Watershed Ecologist | 907-235-4792 | cmwalker9 (at) uaa.alaska.edu
Coowe has a A.S. in Wildlife Technology from Pennsylvania State University, a B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Maryland, and a M.S. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia. She has led the development of the watershed research program at KBNERR since the Reserve’s designation in 2001, and she became Reserve Manager in March 2018. Her projects are focused on understanding ecosystem processes that support watershed productivity, and in particular, juvenile salmon habitats. Coowe enjoys being immersed in nature in many different ways; hiking, skiing, ice skating, camping, swimming, working with people of all ages, and music.