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.
May 12, 2020
Frank Carroll, a retired 31-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service, has a son who is a federal hotshot firefighter. He and his fellow crew members were looking to older practices in firefighting in order to deal with coronavirus concerns.

Field Report

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