Becky Burchell

Becky Burchell is a specialist in fisheries of Central Oregon. She leads fish walks for the Land Trust.

Becky Burchell is a native Oregonian, born and raised and currently living in Madras, Oregon. She received a B.S. in Zoology from Portland State University and immediately moved back home to Madras. She worked as an experimental biological aide for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for three years, before landing a permanent role as a fisheries biologist for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. For nearly nine years, she worked as their bull trout biologist, spending much of her work time snorkeling and conducting redd surveys in some of the most beautiful and pristine areas. She learned about some of the new work Portland General Electric (PGE) was undertaking and wanted to be a part of it. When she started with PGE, she was a biologist working on the new fish collection facility called the Selective Water Withdrawal. She has been with PGE for 13 years and currently leads the studies on adult fish migration and the lower Deschutes River gravel study.