Courtney Bornsworth


Consulting Ecological Arborist

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
Courtney is a trained zoologist and marine biologist. She has spent the last five years working in the fields of salmon habitat restoration, botany, and wetland ecology in both Southeast Alaska, and Western Washington. She now spends her time out in the field conducting surveys, designing restoration plans, and assisting with urban forestry consulting for Peninsula Environmental Group. She is a Certified Arborist and a Qualified Tree Risk Assessor through the International Society of Arboriculture. Courtney manages our native plant nursery.

Certifications, Licenses, Training:

• International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist #PN-8420A
• ISA Tree Risk Assessor Qualified
Mazama Pocket Gopher Survey Qualified, U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife
• Forage Fish Survey Qualified, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
• Wetland Delineation and Regulation, Department of Ecology
• Wetland delineation and watershed resources/management (40-hour training by Ecology)
Washington Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Operator with aquatic endorsement. License #86826.
• Wilderness First Responder
• 40-hour HAZWOPER (CADRE)
• 8-hour HAZWOPER Oiled wildlife certification (WDFW)


• Bachelor of Science in Zoology with a concentration in marine biology, Michigan State University, 2012

Looking for an arborist or wildlife biologist?

Get in touch with Courtney today.