Published On: November 8th, 2019Categories: News

San Juan Islands’ arborists and tree workers gathered for an aerial rescue training April 15, 2019 on Orcas.  This was Rain Shadow Consulting’s second organized event, taking advantage of their newly acquired shop and future office space at 3456 Orcas Road.  Instructors Dave Stice and Tyler Lyon came in from Ascension Group Northwest out of Bellingham.  Participants included Carson Sprenger, Colin Blevins, Galen Boydston, Zoey Chue, Forrest Miller, Nicholas Knoellinger, Richard Harvey, Ethan Tucker, Joseph Susol, Craig Pechacek, Justin Blevins, Dan Flaherty, Jonathan Hogue and Lars Limburg.  The training covered tree worker first aide, new standards for safe climbing techniques, and several methods for rapid rescue of injured tree workers.