Rishelle Gifford

Ms. Gifford holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management from the University of Washington, 2006. She also earned Applied Science degrees in Natural Resources, Water Quality, and Park Management from Green River Community College. She is currently a Washington State Registered Real Estate Appraiser Trainee, (license #1001291).

Since joining INFO in 2006, she has specialized in appraisals ranging from small timbered tracts to complex statewide projects totaling over 100,000 acres. Recently Ms. Gifford has completed appraisals with recreation, range land, forestry, and rural residential components. These properties are comprised of a variety of land cover types including open water bogs, forested wetlands, and forested uplands. She has experience appraising properties with special considerations such as reserved life estates, lack of legal access, and regulated habitats and water protections.Rishelle Gifford 

International Forestry Consultants, Inc. (INFO) offers a comprehensive range of professional forestry, mapping, and arboricultural services. We assist clients concerned with the management, acquisition, utilization, and protection of forest resources. Our clients include large and small private land owners, conservation organizations, and government agencies. With its wide range of technical expertise, INFO handles complex natural resource projects from start to finish. A sampling of services provided to clients include:

Forest Management

  • Forest management administration and planning
  • Assistance with state and local forest practices permitting and compliance
  • Timberland acquisition feasibility studies

Inventory and Appraisal

  • Timber cruise design and implementation
  • Timber appraisals


  • Urban tree protection plans and management
  • Tree and understory plant inventories including invasive species
  • Appraisal of urban tree damage and loss
  • Litigation assistance

Mapping and GIS

  • Forest and habitat mapping
  • Aerial photo interpretation
  • Geographic information system database development and analysis

INFO is committed to the sustainable management, use and development of forest resources and the protection of trees in the urban environment.

Rishelle GiffordAfflilation
American Society of Consulting Arborists
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

Certified Arborist in WA
Certified Forester in WA
Certified Qualified Tree Farm Inspector in WA
Licensed Real Estate Broker in WA
Certified SAF Forester

Contact Rishelle Gifford

Contact Rishelle Gifford

International Forestry Consultants, Inc.
11415 NE 128th St
Suite 110
Kirkland, Washington  98034
Phone: (425) 820-3420
Fax: (425) 820-3437


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Washington