Rene Henery

Rene Henery

Dr. Rene Henery is an Ecologist and Ecogeographer who holds a joint position as the California Science Director for Trout Unlimited (TU), and Assistant Research Faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).  Rene completed his B.A. at Reed College in Portland Oregon and his PhD at the University of California, Davis.  His dissertation, investigated opportunities to recover pacific Salmon through the restoration of connectivity, with an emphasis on Central Valley Chinook Salmon and floodplain habitat. 

Rene’s current work focuses on the development of science based strategies and tools for the conservation and recovery of California’s native fishes and aquatic systems.  Rene oversees TU and UNR’s joint effort to assess and restore California’s mountain meadow and stream ecosystems, as well as working collaboratively with other universities, NGO’s, and state and federal agencies on structured forward thinking approaches to the integration of conservation, flood management, and agriculture in California’s Central Valley.  Rene serves on the Technical Advisory Committee for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program, as well as the Yuba River Management Team.

Office Contact Information:

Trout Unlimited

4221 Hollis Street

Emeryville, CA 94608

510.528.4164

rhenery@tu.org

Website:  http://www.tu.org/staff/western-conservation/rene_henery