Olympic Peninsula Fungi Festival

John Bornsworth speaks at the Olympic Peninsula Fungi.....

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North Kitsap Herald – Port Gamble Flagpole

Peninsula Environmental in the North Kitsap Herald for inspecting historic Port Gamble.....

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Fish Exclusion in Hoh Rainforest 2022

Over the past couple of weeks, Interwest Construction, Inc. (ICI), set up the stream diversion and dewatered the stream channel under the Tower Creek Bridge. They then completed the streambed reconstruction, which included excavating and shaping the.....

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Stream Exclusion at Hoh Rainforest 2021

Last week, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI) began excavation under the new Canyon Creek bridge and started removal of the existing culvert. Prior to the removal of the culvert, biologists from Peninsula Environmental Group performed fish capture.....

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By Levi Pulkkinen, Investigate West – January 26, 2021

Revival of a decades-old piece of legislation, the Evergreen Communities Act

This legislation gives the WA Department of Natural Resources the authority to provide technical assistance to cities, counties, tribes and other governments in performing a statewide assessment of urban tree canopies and running a grant program.....

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Washington Invasive Species Council – November 19, 2019

State Bolsters its Defense Against Urban Forest Pests with New Guidelines

OLYMPIA — Pests looking to make their homes in Washington’s urban forests may now face a stronger defense, thanks to a new resource released this this month by the state’s Invasive Species Council. The Washington State Urban Forest Pest.....

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Peninsula Daily News – July 9, 2019

Port Angeles City Council Advised on Tree Policy

PORT ANGELES — City lawmakers should create a tree advisory board, hire a code enforcement officer and replace every tree removed from the urban canopy, a master arborist recommended. John Bornsworth, senior urban forester and owner of Peninsula.....

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Peninsula Daily News – June 29, 2019

EYE ON CLALLAM: Emergency Operations Center Topic of County Meeting

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles City Council will hear a presentation on the value of trees at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 321 E. Fifth. St. An executive session is set for 5:15 p.m. on potential.....

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Peninsula Daily News – March 17, 2019

Volunteers Tackle Ivy in Downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Volunteers wrangled ivy as part of a work party to remove English ivy on Saturday around the zig-zag pedestrian ramp at Oak Street in downtown Port Angeles. More than a dozen people took on the task of removing tangles of the.....

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Peninsula Daily News – March 14, 2019

Volunteers needed to help pull up English ivy March 16

PORT ANGELES — There will be a work party to pull English ivy from the hillside near the Oak Street pedestrian ramp Saturday, March 16. The work party will meet at 9 a.m. at the base of the ramp at the intersection of West Second and South Oak.....

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Peninsula Daily News – January 18, 2019

Speakers Set for Lions Park Celebration on MLK Day

PORT ANGELES — A community celebration is planned at Lions Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. Save Our Sequoia is hosting “Infinite Hope” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Angeles park at 601 E. Whidby Ave. Speakers will discuss.....

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Peninsula Daily News – January 18, 2019

Sequoia Mourned at Council Meeting

PORT ANGELES — Ten speakers lamented the felling of the Lions Park sequoia this week in the first City Council meeting since the tree was cut. They decried Tuesday the controversial decision to cut the 42-year-old redwood on the morning of Jan. 3,.....

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The Buccaneer – December 12, 2018

Lion’s Park ‘Hope’ Sequoia Tree on Trial

With roots that trace back years of life, a sequoia tree in Port Angeles has become an important factor in a major dispute between neighbors. The majestic, Christmas looking tree is situated in Lion’s Park and has also been given the name of.....

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Peninsula Daily News – December 7, 2018

Sequoia Removal Still Stands: Port Angeles Council Agrees Decision is Administrative

PORT ANGELES — City Council members grappled with a controversial decision to remove an adored sequoia from Lions Park before agreeing that the decision rested with city staff. The council agreed Tuesday night that the decision to cut the.....

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Peninsula Daily News – April 27, 2018

Port Angeles Creates Tree Board for Tree City USA Status

PORT ANGELES — A group of tree enthusiasts has formed an advisory board that will assist the city of Port Angeles in all things forestry. The Port Angeles Tree Board was born Tuesday from a grassroots effort to help the city regain its membership.....

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