Radar

Articles about trends and hot topics from around the land marketplace

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Wildlife by Design: Bringing the Outdoors Inside Texas Schools

Conservation educators using hands-on experiential lessons bring the outdoors into classrooms—both urban and rural—across the state.

Biggest ranches for Sale: view of Independence Valley Farm & Ranch in Nevada

10 Biggest Ranches for Sale in America

As we head into the first quarter of 2019, here's our lineup of the ten biggest ranches currently for sale in America, representing over a million acres of land for sale!

Sandow Lake Ranch, Texas

10 Most Expensive Ranches for Sale in America

Heading into the first quarter of 2019, here's our quarterly roundup of the most expensive ranches and land currently listed for sale throughout the United States.

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A Primer on Federal Takings

The lessons learned in South Texas as border wall construction proceeds is an ongoing case study of federal taking for landowners throughout the nation.

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The Impact of Forestry in South Carolina

American Forest Management was born out of a passion for land and a desire to work with landowners. In fact, our company tagline is “We’re in this Together” because we know our work is all about relationships—the relationships between land utilization and conservation, the relationship between the landowner and property, and ultimately, the relationship between American Forest Management and the clients we serve.

Laborcitas Creek Ranch Receives 2018 Leopold Conservation Award® for Texas

At a time when Texas wild places face threats such as land ownership fragmentation and non-native invasive grasses, Laborcitas Creek Ranch shines as a beacon.

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Sites We Like: Google Earth Engine

From aerial-imaging solutions to sophisticated 3D-modeling technology, today's real-estate customers have an array of tools at their fingertips to help them discover and visualize property for sale, including those in the land and rural real estate space.

image of river in Big Bend National Park, Texas

The Border Wall: Protecting Our Country or Dividing Our Interests?

Because the far-reaching impacts of the proposed Border Wall can’t be accurately distilled into a sound bite, a headline or a Tweet, the Texas Wildlife Association is hosting “The Wall: Protecting Our Country or Dividing Our Interests?”

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An Aerial State of the Union

We’ll leave discussion of the country’s direction and progress to the President and his Republican and Democratic counterparts. Instead, here’s an aerial view of the United States by a filmmaker who took a tour across this diverse and beautiful land to capture its best angles from a drone’s-eye view.

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Wildfires Wage War on the Wild West

The wildfires that swept the Northwest Region of the United States this past summer will leave a lasting scar across the land and communities affected for years to come.

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Airbnb Expands “Experiences” Program to Hawaii

Airbnb announced today the addition of a new “Hawaii experiences” program, extending coverage for its popular Trips platform to 50 markets around the world. The popular community-sharing site continues to enhance new economic opportunities for its network of hosts in more rural parts of the country.

Forest in the Fall

Women in Forestry: Carolyn Mulligan and the Future of the Female Forester

Being relentlessly self-sufficient has been both a character trait and a hallmark of Carolyn's 32-year career as a forester.

Arlington National Cemetery, Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across America: Honor the Sacrifice of Veterans this #GivingTuesday

This Giving Tuesday, consider a donation to Wreaths Across America, which is conducting its annual fundraiser for Wreaths Across America Day on December 16.

Good Fences, Good Neighbors: What You Need to Know About Fence Laws

Rural landowners know that fence issues can create extremely strained relationships among neighbors. Here's a guide to staying on the right side of the law.

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Harnessing the Sun: A Solar Energy Primer for Farmers & Ranchers

Solar technology helps a Texas couple embrace efficiency and self-sufficiency on their ranch.

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Land and its Many Changes

With changing market trends and product demand, landowners continue to reinvent their properties to better serve their need for an increase in returns.

What President Trump’s Executive Order on WOTUS Means for Real Estate and Land Owners

The Executive Order directs the EPA to begin a rewrite of the regulation to adhere more closely to the definition of “waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act and provide a streamlined permitting process.