Ecological & Agricultural Services

“That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics”
— Aldo Leopold

It is with this statement in mind that Patriot Land & Wildlife developed our extensive list of Ecological & Agricultural planning & implementation services to assist clients in addressing the growing compliance & conservation challenges faced in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Our comprehensive company provides

 
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Planning

  • USDA Technical Service Providers (TSP)
  • USDA NRCS Soil & Water Quality Planning (Conservation Planning)
  • MDA Nutrient Management Planning & Soil Testing
  • Government Program Planning – Conservation Cover Crops, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Maryland Agricultural Cost Share (MACS)
  • Nutrient Credit Inventory & Trading Facilitation
  • Forest Stewardship Planning & Implementation
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Implementation

Habitat Development & Restoration

  • Native Tree & Shrub Establishment, Critical Area Plantings, Reforestation
  • Sunflower, Wildflower, Warm Season Grass & Pollinator Habitat Plantings
  • Field Border Plantings, Riparian Buffer Establishment, Wildlife Food Plot Plantings

Vegetation Management

  • Invasive & Non-Native Species Control, Brush Goat Biological Clearing
  • Vegetation Clearing, Forestry Mowing, Large Area Mowing
  • Timber Harvest, Tree & Stump Removal, Trail Maintenance

Crop & Pasture

  • No-till Drill Planting & Over Seeding, Conservation Cover Crop Installation
  • Lime, Fertilizer & Other Soil Amendment Applications
  • Certified Weed Control & Herbicide Application

Conservation Best Management Practice Standards (BMP’s)

  • Grassed Waterways, Stream Crossings, Pond Creation, Stream Fencing
  • Heavy Use Area Protection, Livestock Waterers, Drainage

Aquatic

  • Wetland Creation, Stream Restoration, Living Shoreline Construction, Dry Hydrants