Pat Higgins, Consulting Fisheries Biologist
Patrick Higgins is consulting fisheries biologist and watershed scientist with an office in Arcata, California since 1989. His cross-disciplinary training allows him to understand fish biology and habitat needs and how land use effects water quality, aquatic ecology and fish population trends. Pat is highly skilled at collecting fisheries and water quality data, as well as assimilating, interpreting and organizing existing data for monitoring trends and supporting adaptive management.
Pat’s clients have included federal and state agencies, local government, resource conservation districts, non-profit organizations, private companies, Indian tribes and private individuals.