News2019-10-24T16:02:26-07:00

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 [...]

RSC has been in business for 10 years!

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.

Rain Shadow profile in local paper

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.

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