Adjunct Faculty, School of Education
Weston Brinkley is an educator, author, and researcher on urban ecology and systems, environmental stewardship, citizen engagement, and the social dimensions of urban natural resources. His experience includes positions with federal, state, county, and city governments, non-profits, and for profit consultants. Weston is currently principal at Street Sounds Ecology, LLC, the Director of the Seattle Trails Alliance, and holds the Education Commissioner position on the City of Seattle’s Urban Forestry Commission.
- Master of Urban Planning, Land Use Concentration. University of Washington.
- Bachelor of Science, Environmental Geography, with honors; Bachelor of Science, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics; Minor, Planning and Public Policy Management. University of Oregon.
Wolf, K.L., W. Brinkley. (2016). “Nearby Nature for Human Health: Sites to Systems”. The TKF Foundation, Annapolis, MD.
Daniels, J.M., W. Brinkley, and M. Paruszkiewicz. (2015). “Urban forest restoration cost modeling: A Seattle natural areas case study”. General Technical Report. PNW-GTR-921. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 28 p.
Daniels, J.M., A.S.T. Robbins, W. Brinkley, K.L. Wolf, and J.M. Chase. (2014). “Estimating the economic value of environmental stewardship volunteer events: A cost-based approach in King County, Washington”. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 13 (2) 14p.
Wolf, K.L., D. Blahna, W. Brinkley and M. Romolini. (2013). “Environmental Stewardship Footprint Research: Linking Human Agency and Ecosystem Health in the Puget Sound Region”. Urban Ecosystems, 16: 13-32.
Romolini, M., W. Brinkley, and K.L. Wolf. (2012). “What is Urban Environmental Stewardship? Constructing a Practitioner-Derived Framework”. Research Note PNW-RN-566, Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 41p.
Brinkley, W., K.L. Wolf and D.J. Blahna. (2010). “Stewardship footprints and potential ecosystem recovery: Preliminary data for Seattle and Puget Sound”. Linking Science and Society: Proceedings of Emerging Issues Along Urban/Rural Interfaces III. Laband, D.N. (ed). Atlanta GA.
Brinkley, W. (2010). “From Ladder to Lattice: A Consideration of Participatory Activation and Implementation in Urban Environmental Stewardship and Citizen Involvement”. Master’s Thesis. University of Washington, College of Built Environments.
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