News2019-10-24T16:02:26-08:00

Rain Shadow Consulting hold aerial rescue training on Orcas

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 [...]

Carson’s Teaching a Tree Worker Basics Course

EDC to offer free Tree Worker Basics Course on Orcas Island   In partnership with Rain Shadow Consulting, the San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer a free 6-week training in tree work and arboriculture, beginning December 5th.  This course is sponsored by Walt Corbin and the Kiwanis [...]

Carson presenting at biochar workshops this spring

Saturday, 2/25/17, Eastsound Saturday, 5/5/17, San Juan Island Saturday, 6/24/17, Friday Harbor A workshop series on using low-value wood from densely stocked forests in the San Juans to reduce fire risk, increase forest health, and provide landowner income. Hosted by Northwest Natural Resource Group (NNRG). For details & to sign [...]

Henry Island Meadow Restoration Project

We are excited to be back on Henry Island working on Year 2 of a 40-acre meadow restoration project. Carson uses the newest member of the Rain Shadow fleet to remove Douglas-fir trees which had encroached into the meadow. We have quite a lot of Douglas-fir trees in the San [...]