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Nichole Angell – Program Specialist

Nichole joined the GLC’s aquatic invasive species team as a program specialist in 2023. In this role, she works on various projects including the Invasive Mussel, European Frog-bit, and Phragmites Collaboratives, as well as the Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz. She also provides staff support to the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species.  

Nichole earned a bachelor’s in aquatic and fisheries science from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in upstate NY and a master’s in water resources science from the University of Minnesota. Her graduate research focused on understanding the cost-effectiveness of aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention practices completed by boaters and trained watercraft inspectors to guide future AIS management and decision making. In her free time, she’s usually fishing but also enjoys foraging and cooking.   


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