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Upcoming Workshops and Other Resources for San Juan County Forest Owners

Upcoming Workshops and Other Resources for San Juan County Forest Owners from NNRG With the help of Rain Shadow staff, our friends and partners from the Northwest Natural Resources Group (NNRG) will be offering several webinars and workshops related to forest health and climate resilience for San Juans forests in [...]

Rain Shadow opens field office on San Juan Island

Rain Shadow Consulting has opened a new field office on San Juan Island, with Galen Boydston overseeing the San Juan crew as foreman. Boydston, an ISA certified arborist who has been with Rain Shadow for 10 years, grew up on Waldron and recently relocated to Friday Harbor from Orcas. Rain [...]

Carson spends “Just a Moment” teaching us about Velvet Top Fungus

In this short video produced by filmmaker and videographer Michael Noonan for the San Juan Preservation Trust's "Just a Moment" series, Carson talks about Velvet Top Fungus (Phaeolus schweinitzii) and its role in enhancing biodiversity and driving succession in our local forests. Check out the other videos in the San [...]

Rain Shadow Assists with Salmon Habitat Restoration on Sucia Island

In early October, Rain Shadow was one of several local contractors to work with the Friends of the San Juans on a salmon habitat restoration project on Sucia Island. Located on a major migratory pathway for juvenile Chinook salmon, Sucia's Mud Bay hosts a spawning bay and salt marsh that [...]

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