2014 Student Grant Competition

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The NWSA Board is seeking nominations for

Outstanding Scientist and NWSA Life Member!

Select menu option for Awards and then Nominate A Scientist


NWSA Membership Survey Results


Thank you to all the members who completed the 2011 survey.  Find out what our members had to say about our Northwest Scientific Association: Survey-Results_NWSA_Dec282011.pdf



2013 Student Grant Competition Results


NWSA is pleased to announce our five 2013 Student Grant Award recipients.

Carrie Branch, University of Nevada, Reno

Emily Davis, University of Washington

Rachel Glaeser, Washington State University, Vancouver

Matthew Goslin, University of Oregon

Tara Pelletier, Ohio State University

Please visit our Award Recipients page for more details on their research proposals.


2012 Student Poster Competition Results

The Northwest Scientific Association is happy to announce the winners of the student poster competition held at the 83rd meeting of the Association. 


First place was awarded to Ms. Erin M. Herring of the Department of Geography, 

University of Oregon for her poster entitled “Climate and vegetation in a putative Pleistocene refugium in northern Idaho inferred from a 120, 000 year sediment record.”  

Second place was awarded to Ms. Emma R. Wilson of the Department of Biological Sciences at Boise State University for her poster entitled “From field to fridge: First glimpses of fungicide-exposed gut fungi.”  

Third place was awarded to Mr. Anton T. Gabrielson of the College of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Montana for his poster entitled “The role of Pinus lambertina cones as surface fuel in Sierra Nevadamixed conifer forest.”  

Each of the winners will receive a year’s student membership in Northwest Science as a reward.  In addition Dr. Patrick Pringle presented a copy of his beautiful book “Roadside geology of Mount Rainier National Park and vicinity” to the first place winner.  


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