NOAA Scientist has deep roots


 

Growing up in Alabama, Melanie Harrison's great grandmother taught her how to fish and how to make a difference. "In those Alabama lakes, I learned to swim, bait a hook and catch catfish, bream and bass." Her childhood influenced her decision to become an environmental scientist with NOAA, where she puts her roots to work managing water resources and protecting vulnerable fish species.

Read the KQED Radio article by NOAA scientist Melanie Harrison where you can also download the audio file.