Camille Flinders

Director and Regulatory Affairs Lead – Water Resources
Location: Aquatic Biology Center – Anacortes, WA


Camille Flinders is an aquatic ecologist with broad interests in the species-environment interactions of organisms (fish, macroinvertebrates, and aquatic plants/algae) to inform the management of aquatic systems. She has experience in both observational and experimental research including biomonitoring, in-stream manipulations, and toxicity bioassays. Camille has worked with NCASI since 2005 and develops and oversees NCASI’s Aquatic Biology research program. Her research focus currently includes evaluating the effects of mill effluent and its constituents on biota and water quality in laboratory- and field-based studies. Camille is an active member of the Society for Freshwater Science and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.


  • M.S. Aquatic Biology, University of Central Arkansas (Conway, AR)
  • B.S. Biology, Brock University (Ontario, Canada)

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

Aquatic ecology, water quality, bioassessment, ecotoxicology, Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing, bioassays

Awards and Career Highlights

Camille has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and technical reports and has received numerous academic scholarships and awards.

  • 2022 Northwest Pulp and Paper Association Outstanding Partner Award
Phone: (360) 873-5011