Alumni Entrepreneurs

Diane Brewster, 1986


Touchstone EcoServices

Type of Business

Environmental Services

Date of Operation

2006 to present

Description of Business or Organization

Touchstone EcoServices is a natural resource firm owned by Diane Brewster, a certified Professional Wetland Scientist, with 18 years of of environmental consulting experience throughout Washington, but primarily in the Puget Sound region. TES provides services to private and public clients including a private wetland mitigation banking firm, City and County parks departments, Ports, community colleges, and landscape architect and engineering firms, and non-profit organizations. TES specializes in wetlands and native habitat restoration; specific services provided: •\tWetland reconnaissance, delineation and functional performance assessment •\tCritical areas reports •\tMitigation design, installation supervision and monitoring for critical environmental areas •\tSite design support through recommendations to avoid and minimize critical area impacts •\tNative habitat restoration design for all habitats •\tEnvironmental documentation and critical area permitting assistance for local, state and federal project approval

Contact Information

125 N 168th Street
Shoreline, WA

How did Evergreen prepare you for your professional life?

Evergreen's programs taught me a wide set of skills that have been invaluable in having a successful business: clearly defining a project, critical thinking, providing creative options and solutions, thorough writing skills, and most important has been collaboration with others.