Student Field Learning Presentations

2016 Student Field Learning Presentations

Friday, May 6 2-6 p.m. in the Canyon Room at the DoubleTree Hotel in Missoula

All UM students, UM faculty and staff, restoration partners, and members of the community are invited to attend.


2:00 - 2:10 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks. Presenter: Alexis Gibson

2:10 - 2:25 p.m. Kelly Creek Invasive Species Monitoring Program. Presenter: Aimee Kelley Dickinson. Sponsor: Beverly Dupree, Great Burn Study Group 

2:25 - 2:40 p.m. Reproductive Characteristics and Output of Pinus albicaulis (whitebark pine) at Alpine Treelines. Presenter: Jesse Bunker. Sponsor: Cara Nelson, UM College of Forestry and Conservation

2:40 - 2:55 p.m. Wallace Creek Watershed Restoration Plan. Presenter: Martin Belden and Troy Lechman. Sponsors: Michelle Hutchins and Travis Ross, Missoula Valley Water Quality District

2:55 - 3:10 p.m. Assessing the Effects of Soil Amendments on Revegetation Success. Presenters: Allison Klocke and David Stein. Sponsor: Mike McTee, MPG Ranch

3:10 - 3:25 p.m. Treating and Monitoring Invasive Species at Rock Creek. Presenters: Marisa Mancillas and Tiffany Shelton. Sponsors: Jenny Tollefson and Ryan Chapin, Five Valleys Land Trust

3:25 - 3:40 p.m. Break

3:40 - 3:50 p.m. Assessing the Effectiveness of Passive Restoration at Rock Creek. Presenters: David Riley, Dylan Portoghese, and Yang Liu. Sponsors: Jenny Tollefson and Ryan Chapin, Five Valleys Land Trust

3:50 - 4:00 p.m. Ecological Assessment of Lolo Beach Conservation Park. Presenters: Gavan Borgias, Nicolas Matallana, and Liangheng Lin. Sponsor: Kali Becher, Missoula County Parks and Trails, CAPS

4:00 - 4:10 p.m. Restoring Habitat in the Swan Valley with Ecologically-Important Native Species. Presenters: Sean Hasselstrom, Samuel Schnell, and Clare Vergobbi. Sponsor: Beau Larkin, MPG Ranch

4:10 - 4:20 p.m. Efficacy of Large Woody Debris in Producing Bull Trout Habitat in the Ninemile. Presenters: Maggie Burnham, Nicholl Knapp, and Max Rebholz. Sponsor: Paul Parson, Trout Unlimited

4:20 - 4:35 p.m. Tracking a New Invader: Mapping Common Buckthorn in Missoula County. Presenters: Mathew Deaton and Jesse Hannifin. Sponsors: Bryce Christiaens and Ashley Juran, Missoula County Weed District

4:40 - 6:00 p.m. Celebration in the Finn and Porter Lounge