Dave Jacke has studied and practiced ecological culture design since the mid-1970s, sometimes under the banner of permaculture, but mostly through his firm Dynamics Ecological Design. Dave is an engaging and passionate teacher of ecological design and a meticulous designer. He has consulted on, designed, built, and planted landscapes, homes, farms, and communities in the many parts of the United States, as well as overseas, but mainly in the Northeast. A cofounder of Land Trust at Gap Mountain in Jaffrey, NH, he homesteaded there for a number of years. He holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Simon's Rock College (1980) and a M.A. in Landscape Design from the Conway School of Landscape Design (1984).