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Nichol Y. De Mol

Nichol De Mol

Research Associate

125 Lake Michigan Center
740 West Shoreline Drive Muskegon, MI 49441 (616) 331-3092

AWRI Activities:

  • Project Manager for the White River Watershed Planning project which includes writing a watershed management plan for the watershed.
  • Currently working on a project in the Rogue River Watershed which includes updating the existing watershed management plan to meet EPA nine criteria.
  • Past projects include the Muskegon Information and Education project, the Muskegon River Implementation project, the Muskegon River Watershed Transition project, the Rogue River Watershed Information & Education project, the Rogue River Watershed Implementation project, and Developing Stormwater Tools for Kent County project.


  • Watershed manager for seven years
  • Grant writing
  • Watershed Management, Stream Ecology, Aquatic Insects, and Water Quality Monitoring
  • Project Management (i.e., budgeting, research, communications between project partners, fieldwork, report writing, and dissemination of project information)

General Information:

  • B.S., Natural Resource Management, School of Natural Resources and Environment, 1999 - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • M.S., Aquatic Science Emphasis, 2007 - Grand Valley State University, Thesis Title: "Benthic macroinvertebrate response to road-stream crossing and stream bank improvements and longitudinal patters in Bear, Pine, and Sickle Creeks, Manistee County, Michigan".
  • Received Outstanding Master's Thesis in a Major, Biology, November 2007.
  • Presented thesis work at the Journal of North American Benthological Society Conference in May 2006 & May 2005 and at the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in December 2005.