This position is associated with the Washington State Forest Practices Adaptive Management Program and will participate in a team-oriented research and monitoring program with a focus on evaluating the effectiveness of Washington state forest practices rules and regulations applicable to forested wetlands and riparian areas. The incumbent will develop research study designs to evaluate the effectiveness of Washington state forest practices rules and regulations applicable to wetlands in forested areas managed under the Washington State forest practices rules. Conduct literature reviews and syntheses. Implement field studies on the effects of forest practices on wetlands, wetland buffers and wetland functions. Analyze research data and write peer-reviewed technical reports.