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Kyle Herrman

Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Professor, Fisheries and Water Resources, College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, 2010-present
  • Lecturer, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, 2010

Research Interests

  • Stream and Wetland Restoration
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Invasive Species

Projects and Publications

Current/Recent Projects

    • Do invasive plants alter soil properties and microbial communities in forest understories? Funding source: USDA – McIntire Stennis (pending)
    • Examining the long-term development of a restored wetland in north-central Wisconsin. Funding source: UWSP – UPDC
    • Impact of flood spates on denitrifying bacteria in low order streams. Funding source: Gutgsell Family Foundation
    • A landscape-level analysis of soil microbial communities in Northern Wisconsin, USA. Funding source: UWSP – SRF
    • Examining the ecological and water quality impacts of herbicide treatment on invasive species in riparian ecosystems. Funding source: Nebraska Environmental Trust
    • Nitrogen removal and transport hydraulics in headwater streams of fragmented agricultural watersheds in central Ohio. Funding source: NRI – USDA 


Herrman, K.S., D.T. Scott, J.D. Lenters, and E. Istanbulluoglu. 2012. Nutrient loss following Phragmites australis removal in controlled soil mesocosms. Journal of Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, doi: 10.1007/s11270-012-1113-9.

Lenters, J.D., G.J. Cutrell, E. Istanbulluoglu, D.T. Scott, K.S. Herrman, A. Irmak, D.E. Eisenhauer. 2011. Seasonal energy and water balance of a Phragmites australis-dominated wetland in the Republican River basin of south-central Nebraska (USA). Journal of Hydrology 408:19-34.

Herrman, K.S., V. Bouchard, T. Granata, A.E. Carey, and R.H. Moore. 2010. Hydrologic characteristics in headwater streams: a comparison of forested and agricultural streams. Hydrological Processes 24:1-12.

Herrman, K.S., Bouchard, V., and R.H. Moore. 2008. An assessment of nitrogen removal from headwater streams in an agricultural watershed, Northeast Ohio, USA. Limnology and Oceanography 53:2573-2582.

Herrman, K.S., Bouchard, V., and R.H. Moore. 2008. Factors affecting denitrification in agricultural headwaters streams in Northeast Ohio, USA. Hydrobiologia 598:305-314.

Herrman, K.S. and J.R. White. 2008. Denitrification in intact sediment cores from a constructed wetland: examining the isotope pairing technique. Applied Geochemistry 23:2105-2112.​

Kyle Herrman
Fisheries and Water Resources
College of Natural Resources

263 Trainer Natural Resources


Ph.D. Environment and Natural Resources
The Ohio State University

M.S. Environmental Science
Indiana University

B.S. Natural Resources and Environmental Science
University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana