Founded in 2012, PFMc and its associated consultants are a team of wildfire experts, arborists, certified foresters, and landscape professionals who work with law firms, corporations, and property owners to assess the real cost of wildfire damage to landscape and trees. Led by industry experts Frank Carroll and Van Elsbernd, PFMc leverages 80 years of forestry and wildfire experience to provide expert analysis and testimony for wildfire litigation cases and consultation with property owners on post-wildfire restoration. PFMc offers comprehensive, science-based solutions.

What We Do


Wildfire News

Opinion and perspective about today's forest.
April 22, 2019
New research on the causes of our increasingly large and damaging wildfires across the West contains some important surprises. While it is glaringly apparent that summer temperatures and increased fuel loading are important contributors, other factors are equally important and much less obvious.

Field Report

Insight into where and how our teams work around the world.