Dr. Kevin Fetherston has 34 years of experience as a forest, wetland, and river ecologist. He is a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS, Society of Wetland Scientists). Kevin specializes in riverine/ riparian and wetland restoration; riparian and wetland ecosystem functional assessments; and riparian restoration forestry. His academic training has been in forest ecology, and forest ecosystem analysis, with a focus on riparian forest ecosystems. His restoration projects have included riverine, lacustrine, estuarine, and forested wetlands in the Pacific Northwest, American West, Alaska, California, Mid-Atlantic, and New England regions of North America. In addition to natural system restoration projects, he has designed storm water wetland systems. He has been an instructor of riparian and aquatic ecology in the University of Washington Stream Restoration Program. He has taught in a number of professional education courses through the National Wetland Training Cooperative, including: jurisdictional wetland delineation, wetland functional assessment, and wetland storm water design.