“ The name for our proper connection to the earth is ‘good work,’ for good work involves much giving of honor.  It honors the source of its materials; it honors the place where it is done; it honors the art by which it is done; it honors the thing that it makes and the user of the made thing.”
-Wendell Berry

Welcome to Our New Website

This is the next step in our mission to present the most thoughtful and consolidated approaches to land services and development.  Over the years this evolution has been greatly assisted by impassioned clients, by their dreams and dilemmas, and by the the hundreds of acres we have the walked, worked and improved.  We hope to bring you further into the process, to work with you as much as for you.  With your help we can help change the face of land management – forging solutions that marry innovation, craft and common sense.   There is a lot of information out there, but it’s in a lot of different places.  We hope to  help unify the best open source information and technology in our fractured field while preserving the wisdom of generations gone by.

Good Land Management is a Universal Goal

Our field is in its infancy and standards are low.  Viewscape Asheville NCYour educated participation is the fulcrum.  A lot of what currently passes for sustainability is baby talk and “green washing.”  Recycling plastic is important but pales in comparison to the impact your land decisions have on the Earth.  Whether you own a quarter acre or a hundred, your land is your opportunity to shape your goals and dreams within the limitations and rhythms of our delicate bio-region, one that includes you.  This begins with knowledge.  For this reason we’ve provided a basic tool set to help you, Integrated Land Management.  Put simply, learn, plan and do it right the first time.  Mistakes and waste still epitomize most land services.  Each year we assist in hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of avoidable mitigation – poor site preparation, collapsing walls, failing driveways, sloppy logging, and on and on.  The best value for both you and our fragile planet is, and has always been, the educated and judicious use of available resources.  The future will continue to embrace this basic truth.

This website is for you.  Learn, get excited, roll up your sleeves, go outdoors and start building a healthier relationship with your abundant and magical planet!… Call us if you want some help.  We’ll work hard for you.