Cedar Eaters of Texas was recently spotlighted in San Antonio Construction News' July 2019 edition:
Here's a snippet from the article:
"It wasn't until Stan Hegener faced his own 150 acres of cedar that he realized that he couldn't see anything for the trees. With his wife Pam, he created Cedar Eaters, a land restoration business that not only cleared his own land but has gone on to clear the land of many in the Hill Country.
Share about your background and your introduction to the construction industry.
Both my wife, Pam, and I are from Nebraska. I played football for the University of Nebraska and majored in construction management back in the '70s. They didn't have cedars in Nebraska the, but they do now!
After graduating, I went to work for an oil company in Oklahoma and then ultimately got transferred to Louisiana to work in the Conoco plants there. After about seven or eight years with them, we started our own non-union construction company through a union contractor in 1983 and built that company up; we had $62 million worth of work, did refinery and pipeline work and had 600 to 700 employees. My wife became the HR manager, and we did that until we moved to the Hill Country in 2001.
How did you become involved in the land restoration business?
We bought 150 acres when we moved here, and it was full of cedar. When we came over and saw how invasive cedar was, we basically figured that there had to be a way to clear it..."
Read the full article online - CLICK HERE.