Tag: TEXAS LAND magazine

eminent domain law

Understanding the Law of Eminent Domain in Texas

For many landowners, eminent domain isn’t an abstract legal construct, but a force that alters their land and their lives.

sleeping in the country

Sleeping in the Country

Nothing is more peaceful than sleeping in the country. Nocturnal insects, birds, amphibians and mammals come to life and unite in a chorus of individual notes. The comforting symphony serves as a reminder that we are not alone.

women of the land

Women of the Land

They come to women of the land from different places... And, yet when the conversation begins to flow, the women find themselves on firm common ground.

Texas Youth Hunting Program

Safety Education Ethics and the Future of Hunting

The Texas Youth Hunting Program (TYHP) is a multi-faceted outdoor experience designed to produce the next generation of safe, educated, ethical hunters.

Paul and Toni Burns

In the Spotlight: Dr. Paul and Toni Burns

Two seemingly ordinary moments inspired the couple to restore their Brown County ranch, a piece of property that has been in Paul’s family since 1873 to its pre-settlement condition.

john ed stephan

John Ed Stepan: Steward of the Land

John Ed Stephan, of Ranch Investments in San Antonio, has a room full of trophies, a lifetime full of experiences, an abundance of anecdotes and an admirable intellect.

duck habitat

How to Create Duck Habitat on Your Land

Areas that stay moist for long periods during the year may have potential for duck habitat.

Tammy and James King

Kings of the Mountain: Interview with James & Tammy King

What do you do when your life derives from a legend? You listen to that legacy. Add in your own flavor. Stand at the top of your own mountain. And, share it with the world. James King, great, great, great grandson of the legendary Captain Richard King, founder of the King Ranch, is doing just that.

restoring natives to rangeland

Restoring Native Plants on Rangelands

Hunting and wildlife have become an increasingly important source of both income and recreation on ranches across Texas. As landowners have sought ways to maximize wildlife habitat, restoring rangeland with native plants and grasses have garnered a growing amount of attention.

Don’t Bet the Ranch on the Weather

If you own ranch property in the Lone Star State, you understand this too well. Every county in Texas was plagued by drought at least one out of the last five years. And in 2011, parched pastures led to a historic reduction in Texas cattle numbers, as ranchers reduced their herd size in order to cut their losses.

1-D-1 Valuation

1-D-1 Valuation – Tax Breaks for Wildlife Habitat

Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons of Wildlife Consultants offer their expert advice on 1-d-1 valuations and implications for property and land owners' taxes.