At our Cumberland Plateau farm we have dual goals of profitability and environmental restoration. We’ve been working with the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative to restore native landscapes including savannahs. We believe that the restoration of habitat will bring native wildlife, enhancing the value of our property. As it turns out, the Chinese are also trying to restore grasslands. The Chinese are thinking about ecotourism, something I’ve suggested Tennessee could use to boost local businesses. What exactly is ecotourism? It’s the responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment. Read more here.