ESRM Capstone project starting Winter 2017/ Stipend available $1000-2000 per quarter

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.

Project Requirements

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

Skills necessary:

· 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.

Contact:

Derek Churchill: derekch

See Attachment for more details.

MBSNF_Capstone_Churchill.docx

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