Student Work

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Beat the Heat

The resources below were created by ENVS capstone students Ben Brown, Emma Gashi, and Emily Phelps and offer insight into the impact of extreme heat in the local Spokane area.
The Spokane River.  GU photo

Spokane River Vision

The Spokane River Vision Plan was created by ENVS capstone students Abby Dodd, Grant Plotner, Christiana Schmer and is a community-driven process to develop a vision for enhancing access opportunities and connections along the Spokane River through the City of Spokane.
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Urban Tree Analysis Report

This report for the Spokane area was created and authored by Gonzaga students and is a collaboration between the City of Spokane, the Spokane Lands Council, and Gonzaga University.
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Environmental History of the Spokane River

Compiled, created, and designed by the Environmental History students of Gonzaga University, this website seeks to assist those looking to understand the environmental history of the Spokane River and, in turn, Spokane itself.
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Habitat Management Plans

We created an evaluation rubric to consistently examine habitat management plans and determine both their successes and shortcomings. We offer information regarding legal obligations of the city and a comprehensive map of existing habitat management plans.