Agland Company Biography

Consulting & Management Highlights

  • Comprehensive resource-property management for Raging Creek Holding, including green belt protection planning, and the development of roads, fencing & water, and planning, development and management of 3k acres agro-forestry and intensive managed hill county grazing enterprise for 2k ewes and 300 cows. Also, planned, pioneered and lifted 10k ¬≥yard road rock quarry. 2003-present.
  • Comprehensive resource-property management for The Redwood Company LLC including green belt stream and wetland protection, road planning and development, forestry, stock water development and planning, fencing planning and development and irrigation planning. 2005-present.
  • Comprehensive property management, and forestry & road planning for Sidehill Partners LLC 2016-present
  • Livestock, stock water, fencing, facility and road maintenance support provider for Ferndale Farms LLC; 2003-present.
  • Six River To the Sea Project: Co founded and facilitated the Six Rivers Imitative regional working landscape conservation plan covering north coastal CA covering 10,000k ¬≤miles. 2003-present.
  • Klamath Cascade Project: Co founded and facilitated the Klamath Cascade regional working landscape conservation plan covering north central CA (AKA Forest Legacy Program The California Project). 2003-present.
  • Raging Creek Holding LLC Planned timber harvesting operations, conducted wildlife surveys, 2014-present.
  • Hokokano & Kealakekua Ranches logging and timber products economic feasibility pilot project and cruise cutout check (Hokokano Ranch contract in cooperation with Conservation Solutions). 2015
  • Comprehensive multi-resource and land conservation & development plan 4k acre Howe Creek Ranch 1995-2000.
  • Comprehensive multi-resource and land conservation & development plan 500 acre Boggy Bottoms Farm 2004-2006.
  • Developed road reconstruction& rehabilitation prescriptions for over 800 road sites needing attention identified in the Blue Slide Grizzly Bluff Planning Assessment (FRGP contract # P9985158); 2000-2003.
  • Lower Eel Roads (FRGP contract # PO210547): Developed road reconstruction & rehabilitation prescriptions on over 200 high priority erosion sites.2003-2005.
  • Salt River PI fisheries restoration public outreach project (FRGP contract # P0010550) : Facilitate capacity building for cooperative restoration of Salt River; by organizing meetings and conducting outreach for cooperative project planning, disseminating knowledge on salmonid habitat restoration efforts and potential through public outreach, and provide support for project development and funding outreach. Mapped and organized multiple landowners, acquired access consent from all and published a quarterly newsletter to Salt River watershed landowners, and NGO and government partners; 2001-2004.
  • Price Creek Ranch and Diamond R Ranch Conservation Plans (component of Grandy/Diamond R Ranch Plans (FRGP contract # PO210546): Comprehensive strategic land planning and tactical planning of stream habitat and riparian habitat restoration, and agricultural enterprise development balancing resource protection and enterprise productivity. 2003-2007.
  • Howe Creek Ranch East Multi-Resource and Timber Management Plan (Cal-Fire contract # 8CA03350).
  • HR Price (Sweet Confluence) (CA Dept Fish and Wildlife FRGP contract # P0410536, and USFWS contract 113314J154) : Located and designed multiple instream complex habitat structures for construction in Price Creek. 2005.
  • 10k acre Harland Ranch CE feasibility consulting Big Belt Mountains Montana. 2008
  • Six Rivers Conservation (CP component of FRGP contract # P0310535): Strategic land planning and comprehensive detailed conservation and restoration planning, and conservation easement development for Chalk Mountain, Iaqua, North Fork, and Valley View Ranches (17k acres). 2006-2008.
  • Muddy Creek & Grouse Tree (became FRGP contract # PO210531): Located & designed 26 instream habitat and streambank protection structures. 2007.
  • HR Howe EJ Dodge Logging Camp (became FRGP contract # PO210529): located & designed complex instream habitat and streambank protection/stabilization structures. 2006.
  • Howe Creek Ranch West Multi-Resource and Timber Management Plan (Cal-Fire contract # 8CA07312). 2008.
  • Designed Refuge Creek HR (became CA Dept Fish and Wildlife FRGP contract # P0910509): 2009.
  • Grizzly Creek Coordinated Ranch Planning (Conservation Plan (CP) Component) (CA Dept Fish and Wildlife FRGP contract # P1010520): Comprehensive strategic land and natural resource conservation and restoration plans on 3 ranch ownerships in the Bridgeville -Yager Junction area totaling 7700 acres. 2013-2014.
  • East Mill Creek Control (Sweet HR) (CA Wildlife Conservation Board contract # WC-1353EH): Drafted and negotiated the Sweet Ranch Grazing Management Plan. 2015.
  • Drafted & maintain drought management plans for Valley View, Howe Creek, Iaqua, Chalk Mountain, Price Creek and Boggy Bottoms ranches. 2010-present.

Surveys, Assessment & Baselines

  • Lower Eel Watershed (Blue Slide) Historical Assessment (FRGP contract # P0010576): Orthorectified decadal chronological aerial photo sets and mapped, analyzed & summarized historical vegetation, road &land use data covering 20k acres from1941 to 2000. 2000-2002.
  • Blue Slide Grizzly Bluff Planning Assessment (FRGP contract # P9985158): Comprehensive assessment surveys and mapping of road, stream, riparian and forest-range vegetation of the area covering the Lower Eel Watershed (LEW Association) covering 20k acres and 9 resource land ownerships2001-2003.
  • Price Creek Ranch and Diamond R Ranch Natural Resource Assessments (component of Grandy/Diamond R Ranch Plans (FRGP contract # PO210546): Comprehensive baseline assessments and mapping of all streams, roads, vegetation and ag infrastructure, and geomorphology feature surveys & mapping. 2004-2007.
  • Six Rivers Planning Assessment (NRA component of FRGP contract # P0310535): comprehensive natural resource and infrastructure development, conservation and restoration assessment, and comprehensive baseline data collection, mapping & analysis for Chalk Mountain, Iaqua, North Fork, and Valley View Ranches (17k acres). 2004-2006.
  • Lower Eel Roads (FRGP contract # PO210547): Assessment survey and prioritization resulting in over 200 high priority erosion sites.2003-2005.
  • Six Rivers Roads Planning Assessment (USFWS Contract 113314J230); roads assessment & mapping of 265 miles of ranch & forest roads on for Chalk Mountain, Iaqua, North Fork, and Valley View Ranches. 2005-2008.
  • Grizzly Creek Coordinated Ranch Planning (NRA Component) (CA Dept Fish and Wildlife FRGP contract # P1010520): Comprehensive natural resource & infrastructure assessment on 3 ranch ownerships in the Bridgeville -Yager Junction area totaling 7700 acres. 2014-2015.
  • Annual Northern Spotted Owl (NSO) surveys (USFWS protocol) for Raging Creek Holding LLC and The Redwood Company. 2012-present.
  • Annual NSO surveys for Sidehill Partners LLC. 2017-present.
  • Annual Townsend’s long eared bat surveys for The Redwood Company, Raging Creek and Sidehill Partners. 2017-present.
  • Quarterly large predator surveys on Raging Creek and The Redwood Company lands. 2003-present.