|Who We Are
Sage Associates is an environmental consulting firm located in Montecito, California and is owned by Cindy Sage. For over 25 years we have provided professional environmental consulting services to public agencies, private landowners, corporations, conservation organizations and to appraisers and attorneys.
Dr. Orrin Sage is the principal-in-charge of the Sage Agricultural Services division. Orrin has an academic background in geology, soils and natural resource management and received a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. For 15 years he taught environmental impact analysis and California agriculture classes part-time in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of California Santa Barbara. Orrin also has a family ranching background and was operational manager of Sage Ranches, a 15,000 acre cattle, orchard, and dryland farming operation, from 1974 to 1985. Orrin is professionally registered by the California Board of Forestry as Certified Rangeland Manager #64; and by the American Registry of Certified Professionals in Agronomy, Crops, and Soils as Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Specialist #692; and is also a member of the Society for Range Management.
Sage Agricultural Services offers professional capabilities for agricultural suitability and viability studies, grazing plans, restoration plans, interim ranch management, environmental review, land use planning, public agency
interface and litigation support services. Orrin Sage, Ph.D.
Principal Cindy Sage, M.A.
Sage Agricultural Services
Phone: (805) 969-0557