In recent testimony to the Texas House Natural Resources Committee, Texas Ag Land Trust Board Member and Texas Land Trust Council Chairman, Jim Bradbury advocated for the conservation of open space as a strategy to mitigate the impacts of urban flooding. His written…
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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?
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.