Projects filed under: Evaluation and Analysis

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

Dungeness Area Resident

Skills

Evaluation & Analysis & Land Stewardship

Year

2019
Peninsula Environmental Group 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
The Peninsula Urban Forestry team conducted a forest assessment and evaluation, then wrote a substantial timber management plan to meet the requirements of Washington States Designated Forest Land program. This program offers tax incentives for landowners to retain and steward their forestland or manage it for timber.  ...

Client name

Private Landowner

Skills

Forest stewardship, Forest evaluation, permitting

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
While employed with the City of Olympia, John Bornsworth conducted a forest analysis with a habitat biologist. The project consisted of timber mapping, invasive species mapping, and native vegetation mapping. Together we identified and mapped associations between colonies of invasive English ivy and a reduced level of native tree recruitment....

Skills

Biological assessments and monitoring, Ecological investigations, Noxious weed management, GPS field collection & GIS/UAV mapping

Year

2018
  • Priest_Point_Park
​Tree Inventory and i-Tree Ecosystem Services Peninsula Urban Forestry’s Certified Arborists conducted a tree inventory and developed a Tree Conservation Plan and supplemental Tree Protection Plan for a unique forested, cottage development within of Port Townsend Municipal Code. Using advanced tree preservation methods, and while working with engineer and architect,...

Skills

Canopy assessments, Permitting, Tree health analysis, Tree risk evaluations, Tree inventories, Tree protection and preservation plans,

Year

2017
  • Kala-Point-Bluff
Peninsula Urban Forestry assessed trees within the Kala Point community for proposed maintenance, and provided an objective report with recommendations for each tree observed. The community requested tree and vegetation modifications to be performed in order to maintain their pre-existing viewshed of Port Townsend Bay, and PUF was responsible for...

Client name

Kala Point Community

Skills

Canopy assessments, Critical area permits & mitigation planning, GPS field collection & GIS/UAV mapping, Pruning consultations, Tree inventories, Tree removal permits, Urban & community forestry planning

Year

2016