Project Summary: research historical forest landscape patterns to inform landscape level restoration treatments. The student will work to investigate, scan, organize, and interpret historical photos (1930-1950’s) from priority watersheds on the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest and other areas of western Washington.
We seeks a Capstone Project student to assist in establishing reference conditions through acquisition, interpretation, and analysis of historical photos. As time allows the student will engage in the larger
· Basic forest ecology knowledge of forests west of the Cascades.
· GIS coursework and some experience using ArcMAP.
· Excellent organizational skills
· Interest in restoration and public lands management
Stipend. $1000-2000 per quarter, depending on time committed by student. Travel costs will be reimbursed separately.
Derek Churchill: derekch
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