UW Students from all disciplines are eligible to participate in the Restoration Ecology Network Capstone. Students are strongly encouraged to take either general ecology or plant ecology before starting the program; questions about eligibility should be referred to the UWREN advisor.
Quarter (2 credits)- ESRM
/ ENVIR / BES / TESC 462
form assessment groups to review the proposals, plans, installations
and other documentation of projects from previous years.
Quarter (3 credits)- ESRM / ENVIR / BES / TESC 463
respond to RFP's submitted by firms or groups with viable restoration
projects. The first student deliverable is a proposal. The client
and UW-REN faculty review the proposal. If the proposal is accepted,
student groups prepare an implementation plan for the project.
Quarter (5 credits)- ESRM / ENVIR / BES / TESC 464
Students oversee site prep, installation and are involved in adaptive
management during this process. Preferably, the client provides
most of the volunteer labor for installation. Students prepare
a maintenance plan and train the client to ensure project success.