Joshua Chenoweth has worked in vegetation management for over 20 years, including 17 years as a botanist for Olympic National Park. In 2007, he received his M.S. in Ecological Restoration from the University of Washington. For the next ten years, Joshua planned and implemented the largest reforestation project ever attempted by the National Park Service, the Elwha Revegetation Project, a critical component of Elwha Ecosystem Restoration after dam removal. He has a comprehensive understanding of forest ecology, invasive species management, plant propagation and installation, vegetation monitoring, mapping and adaptive management. Joshua has also authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications.
Joshua earned his certificate in hazard tree identification with NPS in 2013, served as a board director for Society of Ecological Restoration Northwest, and is a member of the Technical Review Group for salmon restoration project on the Olympic Peninsula. He teaches vegetation data collection and analysis at Peninsula Community College and Western Washington University’s Huxley College on the Peninsulas.