Estes, Christopher

Author Description

Christopher Estes held a leadership role in the development of the 2006 NFHAP, formerly served as one of the original staff to the original NFHP Board, was an editor of the NFHAP 2012 edition, and has participated on the NFHP Board Science and Data Committee since its inception. Estes’ career in aquatic resources and habitat conservation has spanned nearly 47+ years with a focus on instream flow and water level conservation. He is currently an Aquatic Resources & Habitat Scientist for Chalk Board Enterprises, LLC and serves as a Director at Large of the Instream Flow Council. Estes was the 2021 recipient of the Stanley A. Moberly Award for his Outstanding Lifetime Achievements and Contributions to Fish Habitat Conservation, an award co-sponsored by NFHP, the American Fisheries Society, and NOAA Fisheries.

Authored Reports

National Fish Habitat Partnership: Protecting, Restoring, & Enhancing US Fish Habitats,National Fish Habitat Partnership – Part 2: Protecting, Restoring & Enhancing US Fish Habitats