Sustainability is where we START… but sustaining the status quo is rarely enough. Sustainable Resource Management focuses on regenerative practices to create healthy, stable and diverse eco-systems. We provide the guidance you need to be the best possible steward of your land. SRM offers our clients a full suite of services, all under the careful supervision of a licensed professional forester with over 30 years of experience.


Brian Knox

Brian Knox is the President of Sustainable Resource Management, Inc. He has a BS in Forest Resource Management with a minor in Soil Science from West Virginia University. For more than twenty years his passion for sustainability has helped to shape the face of forestry practices in West Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Brian brings two decades of experience with the top forest product companies in the east to his current sustainable resource consulting firm. As a consultant, he works with forest landowners and groups to help them live and interact sustainably with the natural systems that surround them. This unique work history has provided him with extensive experience in timber and wildlife management, forest inventory, reforestation, biodiversity, recreation and forest aesthetics, invasive species control,

erosion and sedimentation planning, hydrology, and forest soils. It also allows him to consult on all aspects of logging supervision, logger training and safety, as well as state, local, and federal forestry regulation, boundary line, and title work. With a solid background in both the forest industry and environmental concerns, he offers mediation services for disputes among industry, environmental groups and/or individual landowners.

Our Clients

We work for a wide variety of clientele including state, federal, county, HOA and individual landowners. Some of our clients include:

  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Belmont Community Association

  • The Villages of Urbana

  • Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks

  • Parks and People - Baltimore

  • Asbury at Solomons

  • Ginger Cove - Annapolis

  • The Nature Conservancy

  • Scenic Rivers Land Trust

  • City of Mount Rainier

  • St. Stephen & St. Agnes School

  • St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church

Brian has put his commitment for sustainability into action with politicians, loggers, landowners and educators through his work with the following organizations: