Seminar: Bobbi Hudson, Pacific Shellfish Institute
Title: Collaborative research for shellfish management, emergent aquaculture species & ecosystem service valuations
Speaker: Bobbi Hudson, Pacific Shellfish Institute
Host: Dr. Eric Schott
Bio: Bobbi Hudson is Executive Director of the Pacific Shellfish Institute (PSI), a non-profit research organization with a diverse portfolio of biological, oceanographic, and social science projects along the U.S. west coast. PSI provides the shellfish industry, resource managers, and the general public with practical tools and information to support healthy shellfish populations. Bobbi is the principal investigator on numerous U.S. funded research projects, primarily grant programs within the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She also serves on various state and regional working groups related to marine water quality and shellfish production, and the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Expert Working Group on Ecological Carrying Capacity in Aquaculture (WGECCA). Bobbi also acts as an inspector for a Sustainable Farmed Shellfish Certification program. Bobbi holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environmental Science from The Evergreen State College. Bobbi splits her time between Olympia, Washington, Gustavus, Alaska, and Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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