Below is a list of the different grants, awards, or projects that members of our lab team have received, initiated, or been a part of. + = undergraduate student * = graduate student


2020: Kristen Orth-Gordinier* (recipient); L. Richmond (PI) — California Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship: Social Science Research to Advance Regional Coordination and Collaboration of Sea Level Rise Adaptation and Planning on Humboldt Bay. Nayre Herrera+ and Bente Jansen+: undergraduate research assistants. More info here.

2019: L. Richmond and Ciara Emery+: Research Associates: Humboldt Offshore Wind Feasibility Analysis. Focus: Stakeholder Benefits and Concerns. Funder: California Ocean Protection Council. PI: Arne Jacobsen, HSU SERC. Project website here.

2019: L. Richmond — Co-PI: Establishing a Statewide Baseline and Long-Term MPA Monitoring Program for Commercial and Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessel Fisheries in the State of California; CA Sea Grant, OPC, CDFW MPA Monitoring Program. Award: $800,000; Sam Cook* graduate research assistant, Mikayla Kia+, undergraduate research assistant. Project website here.

2018: Kristina Kunkel* — Research Associate: Humboldt Bay Area Plan – Strategic Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Project; California Coastal Commission; Grantee County of Humboldt Planning and Building Department; Aldaron Laird — project leader

2018: L. Richmond — co-PI: Designing Long-term Socioeconomic Monitoring for the California MPA Monitoring Program. California Ocean Science Trust – funded RFQ. Team: Jon Bonkoski (Ecotrust) – PI, Noah Enlow (Ecotrust) – co-PI, Cheryl Chen (Independent contractor) – co-PI, Tara Jackson-Breen+ (Research assistant)

2017: L. Richmond — PI: Socioeconomic Research on the Humboldt Bay Mariculture Industry to Support Waterfront Planning CSU Agricultural Research Institute; Award: $50,000; graduate student: Wyatt Smith*; collaborators: Steven Hackett (HSU), William Fisher (HSU).

2016: L. Richmond — PI: Socioeconomic Research and the Development of Fishing Community Sustainability Plans on the California North Coast NOAA Saltonstall-Kennedy Program; Award: $271,225; co-PIs Henry Pontarelli (Lisa Wise Consulting), Steven Hackett (HSU), Brian Tissor (HSU), Joe Tyburczy (Sea Grant); graduate students: Laura Casali* and Robert Dumouchel*; undergraduate: Alyssa Suarez+. Project website: here.

2016: L. Richmond — PI: Collaborative Research and Publication with Undergraduate Students Related to the Governance of Marine Protected Areas in the Western Pacific; HSU Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Program (RSCA); 2016; research assistant: Robert Dumouchel+

2015: Anthony Barela Nystrom *,+ (recipient): NSF Graduate Research Fellowship: Understanding Yurok Ethnoforestry: Using Ecology, Management History, and Traditional Knowledge to Assess Indigenous Food Plant Phenology in Northwestern Forests.

2014: Emma Lundburg*; awarded California Lake Management Society (CALMS) student scholarship; $1000

2014: L. Richmond — Co-PI: Socioeconomic dimensions of MPAs: Establishing a baseline and assessing initial changes in California North Coast fisheries.  North Coast Marine Protected Areas Baseline Program; Award: $410,000; PI Steven Hackett HSU, co-PI Cheryl Chen Ecotrust; graduate student: Lucia Ordonez-Gauger*


Laurie Richmond
Department of Environmental Science & Management
Humboldt State University
1 Harspt St. Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-3202
Natural Resources Building Room 218

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