FACULTY

Kern Ewing

Kern Ewing

Professor
Wetland plant ecology; Restoration ecology
http://faculty.washington.edu/kern/

Office: Merrill 31
Phone: 206-543-4426 
Email: kern@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): RESTORATION ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE; FOREST SOILS; FOREST ECOLOGY

B.S., Civil Engineering, Texas Tech, 1962
M.A., Sociology, Texas Tech, 1970
M.S., Botany, University of Washington, 1978
Ph.D., Botany, University of Washington, 1982


Courses Taught:Quarter offered:
ESRM 463 Restoration Ecology Capstone: Proposal and Plan (3)Winter
ESRM 464 Restoration Ecology Capstone: Field Site Restoration (5)Spring
ESRM 473 Restoration in North American Ecosystems (5)Winter
ESRM 479 Restoration Design (5)Spring
Current Sponsored Research:
2015-2018 Seattle reLeaf project
2016 Rare Plant Conservation CESU
Enhancing the conservation status of Spalding's catchfly
Showy Stickseed (Hackelia venusta) Common Garden Study and Outplanting
Use of Floating Treatment Wetlands to Reduce Contaminants and Nutrients in Urban Stormwater Runoff: Impacts on Coho Salmon Pre-Spawn Mortality
Recent Publications:
J. Wood, W. Gold, J. Fridley, K. Ewing, D. Niyegi. 2017. An analysis of factors driving success in ecological restoration projects by a university-community partnership. Ecological Restoration 35:60-69.
K. Ewing, J. Fridley. 2017. Ecological engineering principles in a restoration curriculum. Ecological Engineering 98:49-56.
Hough-Snee N., Nackley L., Ewing K., Kim S. 2015. Does plant performance under stress explain divergent life history strategies? The effects of flooding and nutrient stress on two wetland sedges. Aquatic Biology 120(part B):151-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2014.03.001