Ecological Restoration Institute

About Ecological Restoration Institute

The ERI is a pioneer in conducting research and disseminating information about restoration treatment outcomes, strategies, and techniques in the Southwest. We seek to provide the best available knowledge about restoration to a wide variety of audiences, from academic researchers to professional land managers to members of the public. Our work focuses on both ecological and sociopolitical issues, and falls into three general categories: 1) research, 2) education, and 3) outreach, conducted through events, publications, and assistance with treatment implementation.


The ERI will serve as an objective leader in primary and secondary ecological and social science, scholarship, information transfer, collaborative efforts, policy analysis, and workforce education to support landscape-scale restoration of forests and woodlands in the West.


Policy and Partnership Intern

March 2017 - November 2019 Flagstaff, AZ
“I liked the ability to understand what policy goes into conserving our public lands and protecting our natural recourses. I also appreciated the opportunity to work along side people who's jobs directly affect change.”

Research Assistant

March 2017 - October 2018 Flagstaff, AZ
“Working outside and the schedule”
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