Former Lab Members
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
M.S. Forestry, 2013
Thesis: Whitebark pine regeneration dynamics following overstory mortality from mountain pine beetle
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
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
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
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
Postdoctoral researcher, 2011-2012
Research: Effects of herbicide application on native wild plants
Current Affiliation: Ecologist, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic