Steve helped to establish the vision and consensus for the CA Rangeland Water Quality Management Plan as a prototype alternative to rangeland regulation. It now covers more than one million acres, …

Leopold Heroes Sustainable Conservation

Hackett has developed and implemented countless restoration projects focused on improving streams and riparian areas for anadromous fish and other sensitive species.

Paula Golightly – USFWS

He is organized and thorough in the documents that he presents at board meetings. He is prepared and quick to respond to challenges presented to him.

Gary Marshall – Marshall Ranch Oregon

Your knowledge and experience was a great help to us…You weren’t shy about getting right in there and getting the job done correctly and in a very professional manner. Your communication with us was always timely, well prepared, and very informative.

Patty McBride – McBride Ranches California

The success of conservation of working forest properties in Humboldt County is largely due to the vision, dedication, and hard work of Steve Hackett. He has been an effective champion of working lands conservation.

CA Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee

…A new type of pioneer, a humble philosophical visionary with a rooted work ethic, insuring that his two sons, the fifth generation there, are benefited by the return of the salmon…

Michael Max Hentz – California Coast & Ocean

…His advice was well worth taking. He knew what we wanted to achieve to live and work the ranch. Finding someone with those same ideals is invaluable.

Gloria, Janet & Les Barnwell – Chalk Mountain Ranch California

Steve has tremendous integrity and the advice and direction that he provides his clients is thoroughly researched and Steve stands behind it. His approach is transparent and you have clarity from the beginning of costs, outcomes, timelines and process.

Greg Hendrickson – Hokukano Heritage Ranch Hawaii

I have had the pleasure of working with Steve on projects in Sacramento and Washington D.C. In all of our time together I found him to be in command of the issues and to be highly professional in the pursuit of our objectives.

Bruce Yarwood – Yarwood & Associates Arlington, Virginia

Steve is committed to the responsible management of natural resources. His willingness to continue his education and to improve his skills as a resource manager seems to have no limits.

Walt Giacomini – Giacomini Ranches California

You handled our properties with our family’s best interest in mind and with the integrity that you obviously handle your own timber operations with.

Patty McBride – McBride Ranches California

…after completing two easements with Agland, I don’t believe we would achieved what we have here today without him.¬†

Les Barnwell РChalk Mountain Ranch California

Hackett has worked tirelessly to conserve habitat for fish and wildlife, and at the same time works to preserve the culture of working landscapes.

Paula Golightly – USFWS

The key to Hackett’s success in habitat conservation and restoration may be his cultural identity. It’s important that he’s a rancher. He speaks the language…

Su Corbaley – CA Coastal Conservancy

…we would have never been able to achieve any of this without AgLand. As full time ranchers, we just don’t have the time or patience to deal with the bureaucracy and problems that arise, or to … focus on what’s needed to keep everyone pushing forward…

Francis and Lorana Sweet – Valley View Ranch California

His professional ethic is of the highest grade, and he brings the same husbandry to his work for his clients as he does in caring for the land and animals on his own ranch properties. I could not recommend a person, professional, advisor or contractor more highly.

Greg Hendrickson – Hokukano Heritage Ranch Hawaii

He is a man dedicated to arresting degradation and improving the natural order of the land he controls. He has gone to great to improve his knowledge of ecology in general and range the forest management in particular to achieve that end.

Stan Parsons – Ranch Management Consultants New Mexico

We turned to Steve Hackett with Agland Engineering, we knew of his own personal history of a conservation easement on their property in Humboldt. So his advice was well worth taking. Our experience after completing 2 easements with Agland. we have learned that without his professional knowledge, we would have achieved what we have…

Les Barnwell – Chalk Mountain Ranch California

Steve is focused and detail oriented in evaluating each client need. His work product is professional, highly useful, and will result in greater profitability for the client.

Greg Hendrickson – Hokukano Heritage Ranch Hawaii

It’s fortuitous that someone like Steve Hackett is in the process of looking at the global scope of protecting habitat.

Su Corbaley – CA Coastal Conservancy

…as a man of character and dedication, I have no hesitation in recommending Steve Hackett

Stan Parsons – Ranch Management Consultants New Mexico

You always knew the facts and were able to present the situation in a clear and considered manner. Always, you were insightful and willing to build a team to fulfil our mission. In short, you are a pleasure to work with.

Bruce Yarwood – Yarwood & Associates Arlington Virginia

He has demonstrated a high degree of loyalty to his work and his associates and has carried out his obligations with vigor and resolve

John Dalby – Redwood Capital Bank

The country as a whole would be well served if more men of this caliber were in charge of our natural resources.

Stan Parsons – Ranch Management Consultants New Mexico

I have become appreciative of the strong character traits that he has.

Gary Marshall – Marshall Ranch Oregon

He was positive, professional and left no rock unturned for our best interests.

Gloria, Janet & Les Barnwell – Chalk Mountain Ranch California

I’ve found Mr. Hackett to be honest and straightforward in his approach to his work, business, and family.

John Dalby – Redwood Capital Bank