Holly Kundel

Graduate Fellow
Dr. Gretchen Hansen


Holly Kundel is a Master's Student in the Conservation Sciences program studying Fisheries and Aquatic Biology at the University of Minnesota. Holly has a B.S. in Biology with minors in Environmental Studies and Mathematics from Augsburg University and is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Although Holly used to do lots of her work in wetlands without fish, she is now working with Dr. Gretchen Hansen and using historic fish survey and water quality data from the Minnesota DNR to try to understand how zebra mussel invasions in Minnesotan lakes influence walleye recruitment and water quality characteristics using a modeling approach.

Areas of Interest

Zebra mussels