Former Lab Members

Ilana Abrahamson

Ilana Abrahamson

M.S. Forestry 2009

Thesis: Assessing the performance of sampling designs for measuring abundance of understory plants after forest restoration

Current Affiliation: Science Writer/Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service RMRS Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, Montana

Jeremy Amberson

Jeremy Amberson

M.S. Forestry, 2013

Thesis: Whitebark pine regeneration dynamics following overstory mortality from mountain pine beetle

Gunnar C. Carnwath

Gunnar C. Carnwath

PhD Forestry, 2012

Dissertation: Effects of competition and environmental factors on climate-growth relationships: implications for climate change and forest management in the Inland Northwest.

Current Affiliation: Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service, Malheur, Umatilla, & Wallowa National Forests (Baker City, Oregon)

Ashley S. Grant-Juran

Ashley S. Grant-Juran

M.S. Forestry, 2009

Thesis: Restoration of native plant communities after road decommissioning: effect of seed mix and soil properties on vegetative establishment.

Current Affiliation: Weed Prevention Coordinator, Missoula County, Montana

Eva S. Masin

Eva S. Masin

M.S. Resource Conservation, 2011

Thesis: Can sheep control leafy sprurge without compromising efforts to restore native plants?

Current Affiliation: Biological Science Technician – Library Specialist, U.S. Forest Service RMRS Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory, Missoula, Montana; Independent Contractor – Botany

Sean Parks

Sean Parks

PhD Forestry, 2014

Dissertation: The effect of past disturbance events on the extent and magnitude of future disturbances in forested landscapes of the western U.S.

Current Affiliation: Landscape Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, Missoula, Montana

Viktoria Wagner

Viktoria Wagner

Postdoctoral researcher, 2011-2012

Research: Effects of herbicide application on native wild plants

Current Affiliation: Ecologist, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic