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Make Conservation Tax Incentives Permanent

December 9, 2014 ACT NOW to Help Make Permanent Tax Incentives for Conservation Easements. There is growing hope today on Capitol Hill that H.R. 5806, which focuses exclusively on charity items and would make tax incentives for donated conservation easements...

Property Rights Threatened By EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed changes to the definition of “Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS)” as defined in the Clean Waters Act. The Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT) considers this rule to be a far overreaching application of...

Public Workshop Floresville

Protect, Conserve, Pass Down: A Strategy for Saving Family Lands Monday, November 3th Floresville Event Center 600 Hwy 97 W Floresville, TX 78114   Program 9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome Bryan Davis, County Extension Agent, Wilson County, Texas A&M AgriLife...

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Texas is losing her rural lands faster than any other state. Click to read the facts on land loss and fragmentation going on in your area of the state.

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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?
Jim Bill Anderson, Anderson Ranch
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.
Mike Hughes, Prairie Dog River Ranch

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