- Recreation & Wellness
Jim Comrada studied Fisheries biology and botany at the University of Washington, Environmental Horticulture at South Seattle Community College(SSCC), and taught Ornamental Tree and Shrub pruning, Ornamental Tree and Shrub ID, and Turf Management in the absence of the director of the program at SSCC.
He spent 10 years as a horticulturist for Portland Parks and spent his last four years as one of Portland’s rose gardeners. He was the Native Plant Nursery Manager of Clark County Corrections for five years. Then worked for 5 years as a wetland ecologist for an environmental consulting firm.