Restoration Highlights

Restoration Highlights brings timely information about restoration activities and research in the Pacific Northwest to our members. These highlights are provided free of charge as a service to our members and the broader restoration community. Members are encouraged to showcase their work by submitting a Restoration Highlight in one of three categories:

  • Restoration Updates
  • Student Offerings
  • Case Study Summaries

Restoration Highlights can be submitted to For more information, refer to the publishing guidelines.



Kootenai River Habitat Restoration: Bonner’s Ferry, Idaho

Susan Ireland

Ecological Burning for South Puget Sound Prairies and Oaks
Mason McKinley

Richmond Beach Saltwater Park Restoration
Tony Sharrah

Revealing the Forest: UW-REN Project: Restoration in Crestwoods Park
Alyssa Branca, Daniel Preyapongpisan, Thomas Spencer, Mark Thompson, Alan Weber, and Christine Zarker Primomo

Revealing the Forest:English Ivy Removal in the Willamette Valley
Jonathan Pope

Elwha Ecosystem Restoration Project
Joshua Chenoweth (NPS)

Restoring Channel and Floodplain Formation Processes on the Tolt River
Brent Lackey

Restoring Shrub-steppe Habitat in Okanogan County
Jim Olsen and Richard Tveten (WDFW)

Geomorphic Restoration for Steelhead Habitat
W. Barry Southerland (USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Student Research at the SER World Conference
Eva Dettweiler-Robinson and Brooke Cassell (University of Washington)

Elwha Dam Removal
Aaron Clausen and Becky Brown, (Eastern Washington University)