Semi-Quantitative Assessment Methodology (SAM) 2000

SAM Overview and Downloads


PowerPoint Presentations

SWS International Conference in Seattle July 2004

Restoring Habitats in Western Washington

Studies that have Assessed Mitigation Success

Hydrolic Regimes and Plant Community Design

Pros and Cons of Design-to-Build

SAM 2001 Status Report

Oregon Garden for Sustainable Plant Research

Opportunities for Using Plants to Attain a More Sustainable Environment



Both of the following books are available at

Wetlands and Urbanization

Wetlands and Urbanization

Wetland Plants of Western Washington

Wetlands and Urbanization


Sam Functional Assessment

Luke Painter Forested Wetland Thesis