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Heath Carey

MS (2009 - 2011)

Thesis Title: The Missoula poplar project: Utilizing poplars to enhance wastewater treatment

Current Position: Co-founder, Freedom Gardens, Missoula, MT

Heath Carey

Megan Keville

MS (2010 - 2012)

Thesis Title: Impacts of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak on biogeochemical cycling in a high elevation whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulus) ecosystem

Current Position: Research Coordinator, Restoration Ecology Lab, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Megan Keville

Jon Leff

MS (2010 - 2012)

Thesis Title: Experimental litterfall manipulation effects on soil bacterial community structure and soil carbon cycling in a wet tropical forest

Current Position: Postdoc, University of Colorado

Jon Leff

Adrienne Keller

MS (2010 - 2012)

Thesis Title: Effects of canopy tree species diversity on belowground biogeochemistry in a wet lowland tropical forest

Current Position:

Ph.D. student, University of Indiana

Adrienne Keller

Kali Becher (Pennick)

MS (2011 - 2012)

Thesis Title: Factors influencing the distribution of late-seral woody species along the upper Missouri river in central Montana

Current Position: Missoula County Planning & Services, Missoula, MT

Kali Becher (Pennick)

Sasha Reed

Postdoc (2008 - 2011)

Current Position: Research Scientist, UGSG, Moab, UT

Web: https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/sasha-reed

Sasha Reed

Ben Sullivan

Postdoc (2012-2014)

Current Position:Assistan Professor, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Web: http://sullivanlab.weebly.com/

Ben Sullivan

Sarah Castle

Ph.D. (2010 - 2015)

Dissertation Title: Ecosystem succession in the earliest stages: Linking microbial community structure to ecological function

Current Position: Postdoc, University of Minnesota

Co-founder, The Cairn Project

Sarah Castle

Peter Ganzlin

MS (2013 - 2015)

Thesis Title: Decadal scale responses of soil and ecosystem processes to forest restoration in Rocky Mountain conifer forests

Current Position: USDA - ARS, Minneapolis, MN

Peter Ganzlin

Billy Smith

Postdoc (2013 - 2014)

Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona

Billy Smith

Silvia Alvarez-Clare

Postdoc (2012 - 2014)

Current Position: Assistant Professor, North Central College (Illinois)

Web: https://silviaalvarezclare.wordpress.com/alvarez-clare-lab/about/silvia-alvarez-clare/

Silvia Alvarez-Clare

Alison Marklein

Postdoc (2013 - 2015)

Curent Position: Postdoc, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Web: http://www.alisonmarklein.com/

Alison Marklein