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 [...]
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 [...]
Placement of large woody debris in West Beach Creek starts the week of July 13th. Read more about the restoration project in the Islands' Sounder article.
Sam became a certified technical service provider (TSP) with the NRCS. This allows us to take part in cost share programs aimed at increasing forest health.
In January, the Islands’ Sounder published a short article about Sam and Carson and their unique approach to managing island ecosystems. Check it out; PDF of article New Equipment Rain Shadow’s new equipment means we can do the same work faster and with a lighter footprint.
Rain Shadow Consulting has been selected as the 2012 Good Steward Award recipients for their work in woodlands throughout the San Juan Islands. From the Stewardship Network of the San Juan’s press release: Shaw and Waldron Islands 2012 Stewardship Award Winner – Woodland Category Sam and Carson Sprenger, who split [...]