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 [...]
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 [...]
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.