Tom Girolamo


Sustainability Czar – Sustainable Landscape Rock Star – Nice Guy

Sustainable Landscape Innovator

  • Eco-Building & Forestry, LLC.
  • Landscape Assessments
  • Founder Ugly Pizza
  • Kasco Marine Distributor

National Speaker: Keynote – Consultant – Workshop Facilitator

  • North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)
  • National Wellness Institute
  • Iowa Turf Grass Institute
  • Alliant Energy
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Lakes (WAL)
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens
  • Boerner Botanical Gardens
  • Wisconsin Association Of Campground Owners

Published  Author

  • Your Eco-Friendly Yard — 2009 Best Seller!
  • The Landscape Is Changing!
  • Permaculture For Cold Climates
  • 164 Of The Best Trees, Shrubs & Vines For Central Wisconsin


  • Powerhouse TV


Tom’s Resume


  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Forest Management and Urban Forestry. University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point
  • Applied Forest Sciences – Calw Foresters (northern black forest region) Burg Hornberg, Baden Württemberg, Germany
  • Permaculture Design-The Permaculture Research Institute, Australia
  • Firefighter 1 Training
  • Wildland Fire Training
  • School of Hard Knocks


  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator #147155-CA-Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (This licensed is required for individual pesticide applicators that apply organic and non-organic pesticides. We would prefer to use organic methods for everything we do. However, some situations and some customers need the option of careful and appropriate applications of non-organic pesticides.)


  • Permaculture Design Certificate, Permaculture Research Institute, Australia
  • State of Wisconsin Certified Fire Inspector
  • Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification #5509-Wisconsin Dept. of Safety and Professional Services