For twenty years, I have been on the front lines of the culture and land use wars that roil the rural west. I partner with ranchers, tribes and environmental groups to develop renewable energy projects, with some notable successes and more hard defeats. I write about the people, places and problems I know from those conflicts with love, respect and a still-hopeful heart.
Unique traits: Business development and project finance for large scale wind farms. Created an early web based music portal. Competent horse man.
RE-WILD Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama When an idealistic wildlife biologist frees a wolf from its tracking device and sets out to re-wild herself, she sparks war between ranchers, conservationists and antigovernment militias in the remote high desert.
HIGH WINDS: a feature film about land, legacy & climate change Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama A dying rancher wrestles with his daughter’s obsession with continuing their traditional lifestyle, a conservationists’s dream of a vast cow free wilderness, and a climate change activist’s vision for a wind farm as he decides his legacy.
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Video by HardRoad Productions Writer, Executive Producer