Misty Forest


The two principals of Terra Verde, Inc. have logged over 65 years of collective experience in professional natural resource consulting and are the cornerstone of management for all projects.  Terra Verde has been successful in developing strategic alliances with other natural resource professionals to facilitate our growth and diversity of available services.  This business model has enabled us to increase our resource depth and at times, greatly benefit from local and regional knowledge.

Eric da Rosa


EricEric is a principal and a senior forester for Terra Verde, Inc.
He founded the company in 1991 and under his leadership the company has grown from a small one man operation in Northwest Washington to one of the leading forestland inventory and consulting firms on the west coast.  Eric’s primary responsibilities are project resourcing, logistics, marketing, and overall management of the growth of our company.  Eric’s multi-lingual skills in Spanish and Portuguese have enabled Terra Verde to expand operations to the international markets of Latin America. Eric also manages our operations in California providing services to private and industrial forestland owners as a Registered Professional Forester.

Professional Memberships and Licenses:

California RPF#2596
Western Forestry and Conservation Association

Jim McWhorter

Vice President

Jim McWhorterPrincipal and senior forester for Terra Verde, Inc., Jim joined forces with Terra Verde in 1992. He has been instrumental in helping grow the company and our reputation for quality to the high standard we set today. Specializing in forestland inventory and biometrics, his experience and knowledge is a valued asset to Terra Verde.  Jim’s primary responsibilities are to provide support and supervision for contract administration, corporate affairs, information systems, and performance as a senior consulting forester.

Professional Memberships and Licenses:

Forest Biometrics Research Institute (Director)
Society of American Foresters
Western Forestry and Conservation Association



Dr. James D. Arney

Forest Biometrics, LLC

Dr. James Arney
Jim Arney is the president of Forest Biometrics, LLC. His reputation for excellence in the field of forest biometrics is highly regarded within the forest industry.  Dr. Arney is also the author of the Forest Projection and Planning System (FPS) software and founder of the Forest Biometrics Research Institute (FBRI).
Dr. Arney and Terra Verde have a long and successful history collaborating on a variety of projects.  His expertise in forest inventory and biometrics is a valued asset to the Terra Verde project team.

Brian Bottoms

GeoElement, LLC

Brian Bottoms
GeoElement, LLC is a GIS consulting company managed by Brian Bottoms.  Brian is an integral part of the Terra Verde project team.  Brian provides senior level analyst and project management skills to form the core of Terra Verde’s geospatial services.

Richard LaMont, MAI, ASA

President Timberland Appraisals, Inc

Resource Programming, Inc

Richard LaMont
Since 1991, Rick has been valuing timberlands worldwide worth over 25 billion dollars as part of company acquisitions and third party valuations.  Services include timber and timberland appraisals, econometric forecasting, and resource based programming and data management.  Mr. LaMont is a Remsoft Consulting Partner with extensive Woodstock modeling experience.

Angela Stringer

Managing Director

Fire Mountain Consulting, Inc

Angela Stringer
Angela Stringer has 23 years of experience in wildlife management and is the owner of Fire Mountain Consulting. She has extensive experience in forestry and wildlife interactions, including endangered species management, SFI certification, game management, and wildlife research in managed forests. Recently her work has specialized in using GIS wildlife databases to evaluate wildlife presence and management options on forest land.