Our goal is to bring a greater ecological focus to forestry.
By combining increased protection for unique ecological features (large snags, old-growth, large down logs), with an active approach to thinning young and overcrowded stands, we are helping shift the management paradigm from purely extractive to one based on resource stewardship and sustainability.
Action Plan for Forest Resiliency on Turtleback Mountain
In 2021, Rain Shadow completed a forest assessment and Action Plan for Forest Health and Climate Change Resiliency for the [...]
Turtleback thinning and shaded fuel break installation
After the completion of the Action Plan for Forest Health and Climate Change Resiliency, Rain Shadow's crew worked with the [...]
University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs
In Fall 2014 Rain Shadow helped to decrease the fire danger around the UW’s Friday Harbor Labs campus. Based on [...]