Author Archives: Josh Fertel

Integrated Landscapes

Integrated landscape management involves long-term collaboration among different groups of land managers and stakeholders to achieve multiple objectives and expectations within the landscape for local livelihoods, health and well being. There are many different approaches to integrated landscape management, with different entry points, processes and institutional arrangements.

Stacked Rock Basics

A stacked rock wall is any stone wall constructed without the use of mortar to bind it together. Retaining walls and freestanding accent walls can be built using the stacked rock technique. These walls gain strength from the weight of interlocking stones stacked with a slight batter, or upward and backward slope.