Dave Dahlsrud wrote:I think if you look a richsoil.com there is a sepp holzer article that Paul wheaton wrote with some YouTube clips that show what I'm talking about. Also if you Google sepp holzer terraces and raised beds you'll find a wealth of information. It seemed like quité a few of the pictures and articles that popped up on the google search link back to permits so there is quité a bit of info to be found here.
Devon Olsen wrote:i think if youre stuck on swales they would lend themselves nicely to that hill side
without actually having looked at it, id say with the way you described it they would work greatly as terraces, with excavated stones accentuating the existing outcrops or extending them for microclimate... and the depressions above suitable for short term frog ponds?