Projects filed under: Arborist Services

The City of Bainbridge Island recently enlisted us and another arborist, Katy Bigelow, to help revise their local ordinances with respect to trees and forests.    Critical areas like wetlands, steep slopes, shorelines all have fairly strict ordinances in place to limit impacts and development, while generally still allowing for...

Client name

City of Bainbridge Island

Skills

Arborist Services, Permitting, Evaluation & Analysis

Year

2019
Peninsula Urban Forestry recently worked on a large Street Tree Inventory project for the City of White Salmon.    We gathered data from roughly 130 trees and also captured a picture of each tree and risk assessment of each tree. The Gaddis Park Forest Management Plan involved 9 plots of...

Year

2019
This multi-faceted project involved three main parts: Street Tree Inventory, Greenspaces Inventory, and Canopy Assessment.   Street Tree Inventory: We gathered tree metrics on many of Tumwater’s street trees (~3500 trees), including location, species, height, DBH, condition, maintenance needs, etc. This involved developing a work flow that allowed for field...

Client name

City of Tumwater

Skills

Arborist Services, Evaluation and Analysis, Sustainable Landscaping

Year

2019
Peninsula Urban Forestry is honored to manage and prune one of the last, largest remaining stands of Garry Oak (Quercus garryana) trees in Sequim, Washington. The oak woodland stand has been privately owned for over 80 years. We prune the Garry oaks every 2-5 years depending on annual rainfall, drought...

Year

2018
  • Bo-baggins-tree-evaluation-certified-arborists
The Bo Baggins daycare, Sitkum Tree Service and the City of Port Angeles contacted us about a potentially high-risk tree in uptown Port Angeles. A large tree branch had recently fallen onto the Cherry Street and taken out the power until City crews arrived. The tree was ancient, we counted...

Client name

Bo Baggins in Port Angeles, WA

Skills

Tree Risk Assessment, Certified Arborist, Tree Removal, Maple tree, assessment, community, report

Year

2018
  • Large-scale-tree-conservation-plan
PUF provides Tree Conservation & Protection Plans for different engineering firms, landscape architects, builders and developers across the Puget Sound. This TPP/TPPP project was unique in its scale and proximity to a wildlife protection area, specifically American bald habitat. We assisted site planning by identifying the bald eagle nesting zone,...

Skills

Canopy assessments, Critical area permits & mitigation planning, GIS/UAV mapping, Tree protection and preservation plans, Permitting

Year

2018
  • Arborist-evaluation-homeowners
Peninsula Urban Forestry is an on-call community forester and arborist for Iron Springs Owners Association, a coastal community nestled between enormous ancient spruce trees and native coastal shrubs. The association receives arborist repots from a number of local independent arborists. When multiple arborist reports contested or disagreed with each other...

Client name

Iron Springs Owners Association

Skills

Ecological investigations, Insect pest, pathology and disease evaluations, Pruning consultations, Risk avoidance management, Tree health analysis, Tree risk evaluations, Urban & community forestry planning

Year

2018
  • oak-acorns
Our Board Certified Master Arborist wrote a long-term working plan for a community park in Sequim populated with native Garry Oaks. The plan described management and practical objectives for: Current tree preservation through ground aeration, soil decompaction and landscape/hardscape rejuvenation. Propagation of new oaks to continue the legacy of our...

Client name

City of Sequim

Skills

Habitat management plans, Ecological investigations, Urban & community forestry planning & programming, Pruning trees and orchards

Year

2017
  • education-volunteerism-training
Our Certified Arborists, Restoration Practitioners and biologists are active in our community. We volunteer at the Clallam Conservation District’s yearly plant sale to assist the public in plant decision making and employing the urban forestry adage “Right Plant in the Right Place”. You might catch us educating people about pruning...

Year

2016
  • course-development-climbing-rigging
We provide training for the Department of Ecology and the Washington Conservation Corps on practical tree climbing and aerial rigging. Projects include arboricultural climbing for specimen pruning, large woody debris installation, trail construction. We are currently developing a formal Best Management Practices for their organization....

Year

2014