Claire Rude

Research Fellow
Claire Rude smiling against a brick wall background.

What I do for Sea Grant

I will coordinate field work, data analysis, and outreach for Minnesota Sea Grant's invasive cattail-dominated shorelines project. The goal of my work is to determine if removing invasive cattails along Minnesota lake shorelines can benefit nearshore native plant and fish communities.


M.S. - Fisheries Biology
Iowa State University

B.S. - Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology & Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Outreach Projects

The goal of this project is to determine if small-scale removal of invasive, hybrid cattails can improve abundance and diversity of plants and fish on Minnesota lakeshores.

Upcoming Events

News Releases

The Wisconsin Aquaculture Association and the Minnesota Aquaculture Association will host the

Staff from Minnesota Sea Grant Fisheries and Aquaculture Program will be presenting recent and ongoing projects that addres

Minnesota Sea Grant is hiring! Position opened January 26, 2024. Reviews will begin in mid-February and the position will remain open until filled.