104 N Laurel St Suite 110
    Port Angeles, WA 98382
104 N Laurel St Suite 110
    Port Angeles, WA 98382


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Bainbridge Island Arborist Reports and Tree Permits

Peninsula Urban Forestry offers a variety of arborist reports, pruning specifications and permitting services for homeowners to remove, prune and maintain view corridors within Bainbridge...Read More
March 27, 2018
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Tree Inspections

Early identification is important.  By the time trees begin to show signs and symptoms of stress, the underlining biological issue is in it’s late stages....Read More
March 20, 2018
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Designated Forest Lands

Tax Relief Program for Washington State Washington State motivates land owners to implement sound forestry practices and forest stewardship through the Designated Forest Land tax...Read More
March 20, 2018

Coastal Inundation Mapping

Coastal Inundation Mapping Training As Peninsula Urban Forestry’s primary ArcGIS user, I had the great pleasure of attending a 2-day course on coastal inundation mapping...Read More
February 14, 2018

Benefits of Arborist Wood Chips

Recently, the Peninsula Urban Forestry crew has been working on several sustainable landscape jobs where we’ve been able to utilize simple, yet extremely beneficial arborist wood...Read More
February 13, 2018
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Administrative Assistant / Environmental Policy Assistant

Job Opportunity – POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED Job Title: Administrative Assistant / Environmental Policy Assistant Pay: $12-15 hourly depending on experience. Location: Downtown Port Angeles...Read More
February 6, 2018
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IPM Technician Position

Job Opportunity Job Title: Integrated Pest Management Technician Closing Date: March 1, 2018 Pay: $16-20 hourly Location: Between Port Angeles and Freshwater Bay Hours: 16...Read More
February 1, 2018

Training & Education

We provide personalized, adaptable industry specific training in the fields of arboriculture, sustainable landscaping, ecology restoration and wetlands. We have developed  curriculum and engaged in training the...Read More
November 21, 2017
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Vegetation Mapping

Advanced UAV mapping and remote sensing technology. Remote Sensing Technology UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), or more commonly known as drones, offer advanced opportunities for land...Read More
November 21, 2017
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Vegetation Management Plans

Vegetation Planning Have you purchased a property with critical areas or buffers that are in need of landscape maintenance? Do you wish to re-evaluate or...Read More
November 21, 2017
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Wetland Delineations & Ratings

Wetlands provide many crucial functions and services to our urban and natural areas. Some of the important things wetlands can do are: improve nearby water...Read More
November 21, 2017

Environmental & Ecological Services

Peninsula Urban Forestry is a full-service environmental, ecological and biological services company. These services include marine and freshwater shoreline restoration, beach restoration, riparian restoration, wetland delineations,...Read More
November 21, 2017

Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable Landscaping where nature meets design Landscape Design Using a variety of both native and ornamental plans our goal is to install the “right plant...Read More
November 21, 2017

Rain Gardens

Native soils and forests of western Washington absorb, store, filter and slowly release clean water to rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes and coastal waters. The rich...Read More
November 21, 2017

Trail Building

Backyard and Wildland Trails Our team has extensive knowledge and experience with recreational trail management in both private landscaping, public parks and wildlands. With our experience...Read More
November 21, 2017

Landscape Design

Landscaping with a Native Plant Focus Native Plants are adapted to local environmental conditions, they require far less water, saving time, installation costs, and maintenance costs....Read More
November 21, 2017

Invasive Plant Control

Invasive, Exotic and Noxious Plant Control   Peninsula Urban Forestry is a Washington State Department of Agriculture licensed Commercial Pesticide Operator. We specialize in herbicide application...Read More
November 21, 2017

Green Shoreline Design

Benefits of Green Shorelines Washington’s Shorelines are our states treasures. From Clallam County, Jefferson and Kitsap, the State shorelines provide opportunities for recreation, beautiful views,...Read More
November 21, 2017

Stream & Salmon Habitat Restoration

Our ecologists and arborists have experience in low-flow stream and creek restoration and engineering. Whether enhancing the natural value of your property, or mitigating development...Read More
November 21, 2017

Shoreline & Steep Slope Bio-engineering

The Puget Sound waterway includes 2,500 miles of marine shoreline, including vast areas of high banks and steep slopes. Numerous elements factor into the stability...Read More
November 21, 2017

Restoration Services

Ecological Restoration Peninsula Urban Forestry offers a variety of landscape restoration services through a multidisciplinary team of scientists and technicians. Our restoration and bio-engineering projects...Read More
November 21, 2017

Arborist Services

Consulting Arborist and Tree Inspection Services ​Peninsula Urban Forestry offers a variety of Certified Arborist services designed for small and large tree owners alike. We...Read More
November 21, 2017

Preventative Tree Care

Just like us, plant disease is about prevention rather than treatment. Our clients use our Preventative Tree Care services when they want to preserve a...Read More
November 21, 2017

Urban & Community Forestry

Peninsula Urban Forestry is the residing community forester for multiple eastern Puget Sound home-owner associations, golf courses and housing communities. We offer strategic community forest...Read More
November 21, 2017

Blackberry and Ivy

The Western Washington macro-invasive plants. Invasive Blackberry and English Ivy Our invasive blackberry and the ornamental ground cover English Ivy are serious threats to native...Read More
November 21, 2017

Noxious Weed Control

We are a Washington State Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Operator for herbicides in private residences, aquatic areas, ornamental landscapes and right-of-ways. We can treat...Read More
November 21, 2017
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Plant Pests and Diseases

We offer integrated solutions to control aphids, mites, wood-boring beetles and other insects on plants and trees. Aphids on Dogwoods In a healthy, natural environment,...Read More
October 26, 2017

Fertilization ​and Soil Care

Healthy plants begin with healthy soil Organic fertilization is just the beginning of good soil health. Adjusting soil pH, beneficial soil mycorrhizae and ensuring adequate...Read More
October 26, 2017

Plant Health Care Services

​You take your health seriously. As Certified Arborists and Plant Biologists, we take your plants health seriously. Plants, including trees, are susceptible to all sorts...Read More
September 21, 2017

Mature Conifers in the City

What Are Conifers? Conifers are trees, shrubs and occasional ground covers that produce cones. Many conifers, like pines, firs, and spruces have needles. Others, like...Read More
August 14, 2017

Mycorrhizae and Plants

Mycorrhizae Compatible Plants Approximately 95% of the world’s plant species form mycorrhiza and require the association for maximum performance in the field ​Endomycorrhizae Endomycorrhizae—also referred...Read More
October 20, 2015

Role of Vegetation in Slope Stability

Vegetation (trees, shrubs, grasses, flower and ground covers) helps stabilize slopes in numerous ways. Native plants provide wildlife habitat, are adapted to our native soils,...Read More
October 20, 2015

Community Tree Management Institute

Extensive Urban Forestry training hosted by State leaders. The Community Tree Management Institute (CTMI) is an intensive training and professional development course specifically tailored to...Read More
October 20, 2015

The Large Tree Argument

Large Trees Pay Us Back We now know that, dollar for dollar, large-stature trees deliver big savings and other benefits we can’t ignore. Small-stature trees...Read More
October 20, 2015

Tree & Landscape Appraisal

​Trees add value to properties and that value is measurable by our Certified Arborists. Our clients retain this service for vehicle accidents, neighbor disputes, insurance...Read More
October 20, 2015

Tree Risk Evaluation

Tree Risk Evaluations, Diagnostics & Health Management We specialize in tree and forest diagnostics using rigorous, scientific methods and a multidisciplinary approach. Two of our...Read More
October 20, 2015
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Tree Protection & Preservation Plans

Trees bring tremendous value to the community through the local economy and environmental services. To protect this community investment, Tree Protection & Preservation Plans are...Read More
October 20, 2015
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Tree Forensics & Expert Services

We offer tree forensics and expert services for tree related disputes. As Consulting Arborists, we evaluate and develop an impartial and independent expert opinion through rigorous...Read More
October 20, 2015

Advanced Tree Diagnostics

​beyond the binoculars… Using advanced diagnostic tools, we can examine trees closer and more thoroughly. We have an array of specialized tools that allow us...Read More
October 20, 2015