Ethan Childs

Ethan Childs

Plant Health Care Manager and Project Manager
Seattle Tree Care

About Ethan Childs

Ethan moved to Seattle from New York State, where he earned a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Cortland in 2012. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree, he earned an M.S. degree in Forestry and Natural Resource Science from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Ethan has a wide range of experience leading and working on projects centered on mycology, climate change, invasive insects, fire, and forest ecology.

Ethan started as a Grounds Crew on our team in 2017. Now, Ethan deploys his detailed understanding of our team’s capabilities to successfully manage projects of all sizes. As Plant Health Care Manager, Ethan develops care solutions that focus on environmentally sensitive treatments, preventative maintenance, and routine monitoring. He stays on the cutting edge of regional pest and disease trends and loves helping his clients find harmony between their needs and the needs of their trees.

In his free time, Ethan enjoys a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, and traveling.


  • ISA Certified Arborist PN-8693A
  • Tree Risk Assessment Qualified
  • WSDA Commercial Applicator #102553


  • BS, Biology, State University of New York Cortland, 2012
  • MS, Forest Sciences & Biology, University of Arkansas at Monticello, 2016

Previous Job Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Quality Assurance Process Technician, Chobani

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