Ashley Kijowski, MS
Ashley Kijowski is a Wildlife Biologist at the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Program (GSLEP) within the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR). Here she develops research questions, prepares study design and conducts research in regards to the Great Salt Lake ecosystem. The focus of GSLEP is on managing the commercial brine shrimp fishery to ensure parity among harvesters and control the harvest to make certain the ecosystem needs are met. Before moving to GSLEP in 2013, she worked a variety of jobs throughout northern Wisconsin and Illinois with a focus on wetland creation, restoration and monitoring. Kijowski has a BS from Illinois State University in Biology and Environmental Science and an MS from the University of South Dakota in Ecology with a focus on invertebrate community ecology and conservation.