Our Staff – EcotreeNW (West) The Staff Jim Folger performing tight-quarter removal on a dead Hemlock. Nick McCormick chipping brush during clean-up. Jim Folger inspecting his climbing gear prior to ascending a tree. Jim Folger unloading the stump grinder in preparation for removing a tree stump. Alex, our chief climber. Our groundsmen, Darrin and Zach. Updated crew photo, October, 2017. Alex, removing the trunk of a diseased Fir tree (1/2018). Jim Folger standing at the base of a 45 in. diameter at breast height monster Leyland Cypress tree.