Portfolio of Experience 
Ecological Inventory, Assessment, and Monitoring
  • Quantitative vegetation inventory and assessment
Shrublands
45 Ranch Allotment, Owyhee County, Idaho
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Idaho
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho
Middle Rocky Mountains and northern Great Basin: classification, 
FIA-ACI, Intensified FIA, Reference Data, 
Pioneer Mountains, east central Idaho (2001, 2003, 2005)
Grasslands
Rocking M Ranch Wildlife Conservation Easement,
Washington County, Idaho
Iceberg Point, San Juan County, Washington
Forest
Coeur d’Alene Mountains, Idaho (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, Washington
Old growth forest, west central Idaho
Wetlands
Fish Lake Bog, Washington
Riparian reference areas, Idaho
Woodlands
Research Natural Areas of southeastern Idaho
BLM Snake River Resource Area, Idaho
  • Conservation planning and monitoring
Ecological system conservation status ranks
Monitoring fish and wildlife mitigation lands
Old growth ponderosa pine forest, west-central Idaho
Plant community concepts and applications
Representativeness assessment of Research Natural Areas
Sagebrush steppe ecosystems of southwest Idaho (2002, 2004)
Stewardship monitoring (2003, 2005)
  • Soil sampling and nutrient analysis
Influence of marine aerosols, Lopez Island, Washington
Phosphorus cycle, Illinois River Watershed
  • Special-status species surveys and habitat suitability assessment
Idaho Batholith wildfire effects
Middle Rocky Mountains shrubland voucher collection
  • Fish and wildlife population surveys and habitat assessment
Columbian sharp-tailed grouse
Sage-grouse: Cassia Mountains, Owyhee Plateau
Canada lynx (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
  • Water quality monitoring
Assessment of nutrient inputs, Illinois Watershed

Geographical Information Systems
  • Vegetation mapping and remote sensing image analysis
Owyhee Plateau, Idaho
Hells Canyon, Idaho
Pioneer Mountains, Idaho (2001, 2003, 2005)
  • Multi-resource spatial analysis and modeling
Evaluation of methods for improving P index measurement

Data Management and Report Preparation
  • Statistical analysis
Accuracy and user variation in slope measurement
  • National Environmental Policy Act documentation
USDA Forest Service Research Natural Area establishment: 
Idaho: Idaho Panhandle, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Payette, Boise, 
Sawtooth Salmon - Challis, Caribou - Targhee national forests
      Washington: Wenatchee National Forest
Research natural areas in forest plan revision
Application of natural areas in management and stewardship


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