The Knowledge to Act



Lauren Hayhurst

Fisheries Research Biologist, IISD-ELA
  • Topics of Expertise

    Fish biology

    Fish ecology

    Freshwater fish

  • Education

    Master of Science–Biology (2018): Lakehead University

    Bachelor of Science–Environmental Studies (2014): University of Manitoba

Lauren is a Fisheries Research Biologist at IISD-ELA. Her areas of expertise include water quality sampling, fish population estimation, environmental studies, direct mercury analysis, and bioenergetics modelling.

She has completed a Master’s Degree in Biology at Lakehead University, evaluating bioenergetic response of Yellow Perch to a whole-ecosystem nanosilver addition. Lauren holds memberships in the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, the Society of Canadian Limnologists, the Manitoba Chapter of The Wildlife Society, and the Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association.

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