Authored by State Representative Four Price, the Texas House of Representatives today unanimously approved House Resolution 173, Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Texas Ag Land Trust. Board members Clark Willingham, Bob McCan, Steve Lewis, and Norman Garza joined CEO, Blair…
Please save the date for TALT’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at the historic McFaddin Ranch, McFaddin, TX Thursday, October 12 6:00 Cocktails, 7:30 dinner Registration $80/person Featuring South Texas Cuisine by John Welder and live music by the Jerry James Band Hosted...Read More
It goes without saying that economic feasibility limits the tether of what can or cannot be done for land. It always has and always will. ~Aldo Leopold, 1948 Aldo Leopold wrote about many topics—hunting, game management, agriculture, songbirds, botany, conservation,...Read More
What Others Are Saying
Texas is losing agricultural land faster than any other state in the nation. The size of Texas disguises the urgency of the problem because it seems like we’ve got a lot of land. But if this trend continues, we could wake up one day and see that it has gone too far. What will we do then?
The woman who was the ranch’s second owner had witnessed the impact of oil and gas development on the land of her childhood and she never forgot the changes that development brought. It was her wish that this ranch would stay the way it was – and we wanted the same thing. We enacted the conservation easement to keep it as open space forever.