WHO WE ARE
Urbani Fisheries is a design and build firm located in Bozeman, MT, specializing in the creation and restoration of stream, river, wetland and lake ecosystems. Involved in fisheries enhancement for over 35 years. Our lead, Joe Urbani, is a pioneer in bringing recreational resource property and fisheries management to the private and public sectors. Using his experience, he has successfully integrated specialized professionals into his fisheries projects to combine their diverse expertise and knowledge into a results-oriented team. Our team maintains an efficient, cost-effective and common sense approach throughout the life of a project while also embracing a strong commitment to the environment.
Joseph D. Urbani
B.Sc in Fisheries Biology from Colorado State University
Joseph Urbani is a professional fisheries biologist with over 35 years of experience designing and implementing fish habitat improvement and water resource restoration projects in the public and private sectors. He has been heavily involved in spring creek and freestone stream construction and restoration projects since 1983. Joe specializes in the successful enhancement of streams and rivers, incorporating bed manipulation techniques that consistently yield high-quality fisheries.
Over the past 34 years, Joe has been involved in the construction and restoration of lakes and ponds, creating his own standards for construction based on the objective of creating biologically productive aquatic habitat systems.
His extensive experience includes work with other fishery consultants and positions with the U.S. Forest Service and state fish and wildlife agencies in New Jersey, Colorado, Washington, Montana, and Alaska. Although skilled in fishery evaluations, his current focus concerns property management for optimal fish and wildlife habitat, and coordinating habitat improvement efforts among state and federal agencies, and professional and community groups. Joe has given presentations at numerous professional workshops and symposiums (i.e. the 13th International Salmonid Habitat Enhancement Workshop). He is also a member of the American Fisheries Society and Trout Unlimited.
Martin J. McHugh, J.D.
Daniel L. McGuire