Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA


Located on 1,350 acres at Fort Pickett, Virginia, FASTC provides security training for State Department and foreign affairs personnel to develop the practical skills necessary to operate in today’s overseas environments. The Center has facilities for a wide range of training, including an extensive track to learn defensive driving maneuvers.  Pine & Swallow developed strategies and guidelines for handling and amending on-site soils for meadows and lawns and for controlled blending of streetscape and planting soils. Pine & Swallow worked with site earthwork contractors to facilitate large-scale horticultural soil work while ensuring quality control.
Naturalized LandscapesOn-Site Soil RestorationSteep SlopesStreetscapesStructural Soils
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