Dr. Martin Hutten

Martin Hutten is an ecologist and an avid bryologist and lichenologist. He has worked for the National Park Service and USDA Forest Service, taking on the noble work of fighting invasive plants, promoting biodiversity, and managing forests and people. Martin has worked at Olympic, Craters of the Moon, Yosemite, and Lassen National Parks, among many other places. He completed a PhD at Oregon State University in 2014 with a dissertation entitled, "Yosemite Region Nitrogen Deposition and Patterns in the Composition of Lichen Communities." Martin was the lead author and photographer for the hard-to-find pocket guidebook, 101 Common Mosses, Liverworts, and Lichens of the Olympic Peninsula. Currently Martin works as an ecologist for the USDA Forest Service in Wrangell, Alaska. In his personal time he is working on the inventory and photography of the liverworts of Southeast Alaska.