Projects filed under: Outreach, Education & Training

  • education-volunteerism-training
Our staff are active in our community. We volunteer at the Clallam Conservation District’s yearly plant sale to assist the public in native plant decision making, natural and regenerative design standards, and focus planting the “Right Plant in the Right Place”. You might catch us educating people about pruning fruit...

Client Name:

Clallam Conservation District

Skills:

Native Plant Decision Making, Pruning Fruit Trees, Educational Services,

Year

2017
  • course-development-climbing-rigging
John Bornsworth, Principle Arborist and Urban Forester, was asked by the Washington Conservation Corps to develop curriculum and train corps members in arboriculture and safe tree climbing at their annual training symposium. This four-day training covered aspects of visual tree assessment (VTA), tree evaluation, tree pruning methods, and climbing methods...

Client Name:

Washington Conservation Corps

Skills:

Education, Tree Climbing, Visual Tree Assessment, Tree Evaluation, Tree Pruning, Stationary Rope System, Moving Rope System, Aerial Rigging,

Year

2015
  • community-grafting-pear-trees
We conducted a fruit tree grafting project to reproduce historically significant pear trees in Shelton. The very old pear trees (Pyrus communis) are located in the South Sound, in the city of Shelton. These trees were planted by Mr. David Shelton himself, a South Sound pioneer and pear distributor. The...

Client Name:

City of Shelton

Skills:

Grafting, Plant Propagation,

Year

2014