Evan Sussman is the lead arborist at Sonshine Tree Care. Evan’s career in arboriculture began in the tropical climate of Hawai'i. In 2012 Evan moved to the Pacific Northwest at founded Sonshine Tree Care.
Evan is an ISA Certified Arborist, and ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor.
Since 2016 Evan has been professionally instructing tree workers in best practices for climbing, rigging, and aerial rescue.
Evan is currently serving on the PNW ISA Board of Directors as the Liaison to the TREE Fund (Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund).
ISA Certified Arborist #WE-9274A
Other ISA Certified Arborists on Staff: Andrea Van Winkle - #PN-8897A
Washington Counties Served:
- Air Spade Work
- Construction Management
- Crane Work
- 24 hr. Emergency Service
- Habitat Revival
- Hazard/Risk Assessment
- Landscape Planning/Management
- Native Restoration
- Ornamental Pruning
- Plant Health Care
- Resistograph Testing
- Soil/Site Analysis
- Stump Removal/Grinding
- Tree Selection
- Urban Forest Management
- View Enhancement/Clearing
Tree Preservation - Structural Pruning, Risk Mitigation Tree Removal - Wildlife Habitat Creation, Technical Tree Removal, Crane Assisted Tree Removal
With much of our work being restricted heavily due to COVID 19, we have had an unusual amount of time to refocus and allocate our efforts. I have been studying tree care standards and research to help develop new marketing material for areas of practice that I haven’t focused on in the past. For me, … read more of What’s New with the TREE Fund?.
Greetings fellow arborists, I wanted to take a moment and update everyone on a few TREE Fund things. Fundraising The 2019 PNW ISA’s Annual Training Conference’s Fundraising for the Tree Fund was an absolute success. Between the Silent Auction, Heads or Tails game, and 50-50 Raffle we netted $10,895.73 to donate to the TREE Fund. … read more of Fundraising, Webinars, and Scholarships.
Greetings arborists! I wanted to write a brief update on the on goings at the TREE Fund. For anyone who isn’t familiar with the TREE Fund, they manage endowment funds that support research and education for arboriculture. A lot of the current and past research that we base our practices on has been funding in … read more of TREE Fund Summer Update.
TREE Fund has awarded over $260,000 for tree research and education in our Spring 2018 grant-making season. Please congratulate the recipients and thank the donors who make their work possible. Read more of Spring 2018 TREE Fund Grant Awards.
Upcoming Webinars Nov 14, Dr. Dan Herms, “Emerald Ash Borer: Strategies for Conserving Ash in the Urban Forest” Dec 13, Dr. Nina Bassuk, “Trees and Construction” February 2018, Dr. Kathleen Wolf, “Trees and Health” Upcoming Grants – August 1 to October 1, 2018 If you know someone who might benefit from these grants to further … read more of Upcoming Webinars and Grants.