Katherine is a senior arborist with over 12 years of experience in arboriculture, horticulture, and environmental consulting. She joined our team in 2015 and her passion for urban forestry and education shines through every project she is on. Katherine leads tree retention and protection efforts on large development projects seamlessly working with project teams from the design phase through the construction phase. She also specializes in visual tree assessment, advanced testing, and risk analysis. As a skilled climber, she conducts aerial canopy inspections and enjoys working on zipline and canopy tour projects. She is an experienced speaker and has presented to various groups on tree biology, sustainable landscape management, integrated pest management, tree protection during development, tree supported structures, and others.
Out of the office, Katherine can be found volunteering with the Women’s Tree Climbing Workshop, or maintaining her collection of 100+ indoor plants!
BFA in Textiles (NSCAD University—Nova Scotia 2001)
AA Restoration Horticulture (Edmonds Community College 2013)
Licenses and Certifications
- ISA Certified Arborist PN-8022A
- ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor (TRAQ)
- WSNLA Certified Professional Horticulturist