Ecological Effects Branch
B.S., Oregon State University, Botany, 1984
1996 – 2007: Ecologist, Dynamac Corporation, Corvallis, OR
1990 – 1996: Biologist / Work Plan Manager, ManTech Environmental Technology Inc., Corvallis, OR
1987 – 1990: Biological Technician, Northrop Services/NSI Technology Services Corporation, Corvallis, OR
1984 – 1987: Biological Aide, USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, OR
Research Interests and Skills:
Ecological effects of transgenic and alien plants in natural ecosystems
Dynamics of alien plant invasion into native plant communities
Riparian / wetland vegetation ecology
US EPA Scientific and Technological Achievement Award: Level II, 2007
US EPA Scientific and Technological Achievement Award: Level I, 2005
US EPA National Honor Award: Gold Medal, Gene Flow Project Research Team, 2005
Ringold, P.L., J. Van Sickle, M. Bollman, J. Welty, and J. Barker. 2009. Riparian forest indicators of potential future stream condition. Ecological Indicators 9(3):462-475.
Magee, T.K., P.L. Ringold, and M.A. Bollman. 2008. Alien species importance in native vegetation along wadeable streams, John Day River basin, Oregon, USA. Plant Ecology 195(2): 287-307.
Watrud, L.S., M. Bollman, M. Storm, G. King, J.R. Reichman, C. Burdick, and E.H. Lee. 2008. Evaluating the role of habitat quality on establishment of GM Agrostis stolonifera plants in non-agronomic settings. Pp. 341-349 In: Yamada, T. and G. Spangenberg (Eds.). Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf. New York, Springer-Verlag.
Reichman, J.R., L.S. Watrud, E.H. Lee, C.A. Burdick, M.A. Bollman, M.J. Storm, G.A. King, and C. Mallory-Smith. 2006. Establishment of transgenic herbicide-resistant creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera L.) in nonagronomic habitats. Molecular Ecology 15(13):4243-4255.
Watrud, L.S., E.H. Lee, A. Fairbrother, C. Burdick, J.R. Reichman, M. Bollman, M. Storm, G. King, and P.K. Van de Water 2004. Evidence for landscape-level, pollen-mediated gene flow from genetically modified creeping bentgrass with CP4 EPSPS as a marker. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101(40):14533-14538.
- Barker, J.R., P.L. Ringold, and M. Bollman. 2002. Patterns of tree dominance in coniferous riparian forests. Forest Ecology and Management 166(1-3):311-3
Barker, J.R., M. Bollman, P.L. Ringold, J. Sackinger, and S.P. Cline. 2002. Evaluation of metric precision for a riparian forest survey. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 75:51-72.
- Wilborn, D.C., M.A. Bollman, C.S. Gillett, S.L. Ott, and G.L. Linder. 1997. A field screening method using earthworms (Eisenia foetida andrei) to evaluate contaminated soils. Pp. 490-517 In: Dwyer, F.J., T.R. Doane, and M.L. Hinman (Eds.) Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Modeling and Risk Assessment, Vol. 6, ASTM STP 1317, Philadelphia, PA.
Linder, G., M. Bollman, C. Gillett, R. King, J. Nwosu, S. Ott, D. Wilborn, G. Henderson, T. Pfleeger, T. Darrow, and D. Lightfoot. 1994. A framework for field and laboratory studies for ecological risk assessments in wetland and terrestrial habitats: Two case studies. Pp. 61-78 In: Hughes, J.S., G.R. Biddinger, and E. Mones (Eds.). Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment, Vol. 3, ASTM STP 1218, Philadelphia, PA.