Master of Environmental Studies

MES Research

MES students and faculty work on a wide variety of interesting research. Some recent projects are listed below.

Students

Awards

Funded Research

  • Effects of Science and Sustainability Programming in Prisons on Inmates - Brittany Gallagher, MES 2013, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Winter 2013
  • Determining the Relationship between Rates of Insect Visitation and Seed Viability of Selected Species at the Puget Sound Lowland Prairies and Webster Nursery: Implications for Improving Seed - Jennie Husby, MES 2012, Student Foundation Actitvity Grant - Spring 2012
  • Experimental evaluation of two fungi species in the removal of E.coli from a solution - Tim Rogers, MES 2012, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Spring 2012
  • Bats at The Evergreen State College Farmhouse; an Effort to Mitigate - Noel Ferguson, MES 2012, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Spring 2011
  • A Cost Benefit Analysis of the Oyster Industry in Willapa Bay, WA - Emily Sanford, MES 2012, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Winter 2011
  • Determining if Ostereidae sp. (oysters) Consume Marine Microplastic Debris - Andrew Kociubuk, MES 2012, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Winter 2011
  • Exploring migratory connectivity in the Calliope Hummingbird through stable isotope analysis of tail feathers  - Clare Brown, MES 2012, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Winter 2010
  • Free‐Roaming Cat Survey - Lisa Macki, MES 2011, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Spring 2009
  • The Portable Pedal Powered Nut Grinding Machine - Travis Skinner, MES 2011, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Spring 2009
  • Edible Forest Teaching Gardens - Natalie Pyrooz, MES 2010, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Spring 2009
  • Fuel Efficient Stove Project - Michelle Holmes, MES 2009, Student Foundation Activity Grant - Winter 2007

Internships

Sustainability in Prisons Project - Brittany Gallagher, MES 2013

Outstanding Papers/Presentations

Published Research

Theses

For a complete listing of past thesis projects, visit the MES theses page on Evergreen's Library website

MES Alumni

Published Research

Faculty

Faculty-Supported Projects

Grants

  • Faculty foundation grant for Assessing the age of plant-derived carbon exported by the Queets River: A glimpse into the carbon cycling dynamics of temperate rainforests - Erin Ellis

Appointments

Association for Pacific Coast Geographers (APCG) - Martha Henderson, Past APCG President