About Us

Phil Trask

Phil started PC Trask with the idea that innovative and game-changing environmental solutions are possible if you envision success, reject failure, and apply diligence. This is exactly what Phil and his team strive to accomplish every day. Phil’s expertise in developing natural resource policy, recovery planning, and establishing regional restoration strategies have helped shape regional salmon-related recovery efforts over the past 25 years.


Phil’s extensive experience prior to forming PC Trask, from the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Washington Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office, and the Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board provide an excellent foundation for his work today. When facing challenging natural resource issues, Phil enjoys seeking out opportunities where others see obstacles. ability to see solutions where others see obstacles. Phil holds a MA in Environmental Studies from The Evergreen State College. When not at work, Phil enjoys the outdoors, including fly fishing and scuba diving around the world.