Courtney Bornsworth


Consulting Ecological Arborist

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
Courtney spent five years working in the fields of salmon and orca recovery, botany, and wetland ecology in both Southeast Alaska, and Western Washington prior to becoming a Certified Arborist and tree risk assessor. She now works part time with the North Olympic Land Trust as their Land Manager and part time with Peninsula Environmental. Courtney assists in conducting field surveys, tree & plant inventories and designing restoration plans. She is a Certified Arborist and a Qualified Tree Risk Assessor through the International Society of Arboriculture and the U.S. Forest Service.

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

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