Michael P. Walton


Michael brings extensive knowledge of horticulture, arboriculture, construction detailing, and irrigation design to HBB. As a Washington State Certified Public Horticulturalist and certified arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), his expertise in horticulture and arboriculture continue to influence the design of many projects. His work covers a wide range from corridor revitalization, college campuses, public infrastructure projects, public parks, and private residences. A passion to protect our natural resources leads him to continually explore and research new ways to balance environmental sensitivity and design performance.

Public Service

  • Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Grant Application Concept Development Team
  • Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, restoration volunteer

Continued Education

  • Certificate in Restoration Ecology, University of Washington
  • California Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance Training, Hunter Irrigation
  • Specifying Topsoil’s and Organic Amendments, Cedar Grove
  • Compost based BMP’s in Green Infrastructure and LID applications, Cedar Grove
  • Trees and Construction Seminar, Scott Baker, ISA
  • Urban Forest Symposium: Trees and Urban Infrastructure, Plant Amnesty and the University of Washington