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Ken Shortreed

Dear colleagues, It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you that Ken Shortreed, a greatly-respected and long-serving researcher with Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Pacific Region Science Branch passed away suddenly at his home in Chilliwack on January 25, 2016. Ken was a key part of freshwater (and marine) research with the department from 1973 until his retirement in 2009.  He was based at the West Vancouver Laboratory until 1998 when he relocated to the Cultus Lake Laboratory near Chilliwack.  In the 1970’s, Ken worked on the well-known Carnation Creek Project studying the effects of logging on lower trophic levels in streams.  Concurrently, he participated in several coastal […]