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Kyle Stark

Environmental Scientist
Resilient Landscapes Program
Watershed Science & Management

After graduating from the College of William and Mary in 2013, Kyle began his career working for an environmental consulting agency working with U.S. government on remediation of superfund sites and department of defense bases. After a few exciting years up and down the East Coast, he accepted a position in the New Mexico Tech Hydrology graduate, where he earned a MSc in 2018 and Ph.D in 2022. His thesis topics focused on sediment transport in intermittently flowing streams in the desert southwest. Kyle joined SFEI in 2022 with an expertise in sediment transport and analyzing river flow datasets from around the San Francisco bay watershed.

Related Projects, News, and Events

Preparing for the Storm (Project)

Catalyzed by the extensive damages caused by the Winter 2016-2017 storms and the opportunity to align flood response with major habitat improvement, Preparing for the Storm is an innovative public-private partnership to improve watershed health and resilience in the Alameda Creek watershed.

Laguna de Santa Rosa Master Restoration Plan (Project)

The Laguna de Santa Rosa is an expansive freshwater wetland complex that hosts a rich diversity of plant and wildlife species, and is also home to a thriving agricultural community. Since the mid-19th century, modifications to the Laguna and its surrounding landscape have degraded habitat conditions for both wildlife and people.

Restoration Plan for the Laguna de Santa Rosa Completed! (News)

SFEI completed a Restoration Plan for the Laguna de Santa Rosa in the Russian River watershed. SFEI, Sonoma Water, and the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation worked with technical advisors, stakeholders, tribal representatives, and local landowners to develop the Restoration Plan that provides a restoration planning framework and conceptual designs for  multi-benefit habitat restoration projects that support people and wildlife.