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Big Pine Ranch
Big Pine Ranch
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PO Box 1383 (Pine Creek area), Tonasket, Washington, US
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Allison Kagan Denise Walts katarina kostic Philip Small Tom Fisher
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Big Pine Ranch

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Rural, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

To create water secure land, which translates into food and resource security, capable of supporting our extended family over generations to come. To engage and support our local community with our labor, our knowledge, and our friendship.

Project Description

Using Permaculture design to regenerate almost 70 acres of over used range land, located in North Central Washington. Sage steppe desert lands shaped by glaciers, rock outcroppings slope with sandy loam grasslands south and south east to ponds located just beyond the boundary line.

Ponderosa pine, Aspen, Maple, Bitterbrush, Sagebrush, native and non-native grasses mix with the noxious weed plants which follow the years of unplanned cattle grazing.

Precipitation averages 18 inches/yr, much of it in snow, temperatures range from -20 to 110 degrees F. annually.

Located near a small town, in the largest county in the state with the smallest population. A very rural and beautiful area that is far from large population centers. 

A sub-community of organic farmers and people with interest and understanding of Permaculture has formed a study group to learn and support the efforts of it members.


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