University of Montana-Missoula
Community Forestry Education in the Swan Valley, Montana: Contributions of Northwest Connections Field Program.
Research site: Swan Valley, Montana
Advisor: Jill Belsky, University of Montana-Missoula
Community Partner: Melanie Parker, Northwest Connections
Tenny Final Report (pdf)
A Participatory Approach to Landscape Studies and Historical Ecology in the San Juan Islands, Washington.
Research site: San Juan Islands, Washington
Advisor: David Hughes, Rutgers University
Community Partner: Jennifer Vollmer, Orcas Island Historical Museum
Beth Rose Middleton
University of California at Berkeley
'We Were Here, We Are Here, We Will Always Be Here': Exploring the Context of Restoration Initiatives in Mountain Maidu Country.
Research site: Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
Advisor: Louise Fortmann, UC Berkeley
Community Partner: Trina Cunningham, Maidu Cultural & Development Group
Use of Participatory Biological Evaluations by Lay Experts to Inform Forest Conservation and Management Decisions in the Northeast U.S.
Research site: Berkshire Mountains, MA, High Allegheny Plateau, PA
Advisor: James Lassoie, Cornell University
Community Organization: The Nature Conservancy - Berkshires
Milder Final Report (pdf)
University of Washington
Salmon Habitat Restoration in the Pacific Northwest: Toward Collaborative Stewardship Through Participatory Research
Research site: Skagit Valley, Washington
Advisor: Eugene Hunn, University of Washington
Community Partner: Shirley Solomon, Skagit Watershed Council
Breslow Final Report (pdf)
University of California Berkeley
The Politics and Practice of Watershed Restoration: Lessons from the Russian River Watershed, Northern California.
Research site: Russian River Valley, California
Advisor: Jeff Romm, University of California Berkeley
Community Partner: Chuck Vaughn, Russian River Watershed Council
Black Faces, White Spaces: African-Americans and the Great Outdoors.
Research site: Florida, Washington
Advisor: Michael Bell, University of Wisconsin
Community Partner: Audrey Peterman, Earthwise Productions
Finney Final Report (pdf)
A. Paige Fischer
Oregon State University
From the Ground Up: Conservation of 'At Risk' Ecotypes Based on the Knowledge, Motivations and Capacities of Family Forest Owners.
Research site: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Advisor: John Bliss, Oregon State University
Community Partner: Karen Fleck Harding, Marys River Watershed Council
Fischer Final Report (pdf)
University of California, Davis
Pyrogeography in Riparian Ecosystems: An Indigenous Tool for Resource Management and Conservation.
Research site: Central Valley, California
Advisor: Deborah Elliot-Fisk, UC Davis
Community Partner: Jan Lowery, Cache Creek Nature Preserve
Hankins Final Report (pdf)
Oregon State University
The Integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Fire Ecology to Restore and Conserve Riparian Zone Biodiversity in the Klamath-Siskiyou Eco-region.
Research site: Northwestern California
Advisor: Steve Radosevich, Oregon State University
Community Partner: Bryan Colegrove, Karuk Indigenous Basketweavers
Lake Final Report (pdf)