In 2004 Terra was founded by the owners of Tower Asphalt to provide more value to the company.  In 2010 Terra was purchased by Hardrives, Inc., and then in 2017 we were purchased by Oldcastle. Terra plays a major role in the midwest restoration and erosion control markets.

We are a Union Company who works with Land Owners, Developers, and Highway Heavy General Contractors.  

Contact us:  651-789-1173 or


Mark Jeffries - Division Manager

Mark started his own design build landscape construction business in 1985. In 2004 he was hired to start and lead an erosion control company that became the current Terra, a Division of Hardrives, Inc. He enjoys working with and developing key people in the operation. Mark also enjoys aviation, outdoor sports, and the Minnesota Gophers.

Dan Swenson - Project Manager

Dan has been in the erosion control and restoration industry since 2003.  He started with Terra in 2013 as a Project Manager and Estimator. He is a leading expert in the industry with a deep knowledge of restoration BMP's. He enjoys spending his free time at a family cabin in northern Wisconsin.                         

Jake Voit - Project Manager

Jake has been working in various land management sectors since 2000. He has been a Project Manager and Sustainability Manager working within landscape maintenance, construction, erosion control, restoration and soil health. He is interested in problem solving of complex projects, and promoting good team culture. He catches trout on flies in his free time.

Luke Tulip - Project Manager