Marty Melchior has 20 years of experience in river restoration, dam removal, fluvial geomorphology, large wood design, fish habitat reclamation and bioengineering. He has completed over 200 river restoration design projects in 20 states. Marty is a regular instructor for water resources graduate programs at the University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin and Harvard University. He also teaches large wood restoration classes with the US Forest Service. Marty lives with his family outside of Madison, Wisconsin.