Request Research Permit
The Arboretum welcomes research that advances knowledge of our natural resources and helps us manage Arboretum lands. For permission to conduct multi-investigator, individual, and/or class research projects on Arboretum lands, please fill out and submit the form below. Upon signing the research permit, the researcher agrees to provide data and resultant documents to the Arboretum database. Data submission guidelines and standards are detailed in the Data Submission Requirements document. If you have questions, please contact Brad Herrick (Contact information on left.)
Ecologist: Brad Herrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) Responsible for permitting funded and multi-investigator projects and individual and class research projects.
Research Director: Joy Zedler (email@example.com) Oversees research program and reviews permits for multi-investigator and funded research.
Database Administrator: Mark Wegener (firstname.lastname@example.org) Oversees data collection and archiving.
The Arboretum welcomes research that advances knowledge of our natural resources and helps us manage Arboretum lands. Please complete this application form and return to Brad Herrick (email@example.com). Approval of this application will result in the issuance of a metal permit tag, which must be acquired from the Ecologist and displayed on your research plot. In addition, permit holders are asked to track their time spent at the Arboretum (in number of 8 hr. days) and report on their findings in a timely manner. All submitted data must follow the guidelines outlined in the Data Submission Requirements document which can be found on the Arboretum website (http://uwarboretum.org/research/). Any questions regarding data format should be directed to the Database Administrator.