Tag: wildlife

Eagle Rock Ranch

On the Cover: Eagle Rock Ranch

Loosely bounded by Highway 26 and the John Day River to the south, Eagle Rock Ranch climbs from 3,100 to 5,000 feet to offer varied landscape and unrestricted privacy. From hidden highland plateaus, the ranch is still just a short distance from the amenities of the city of John Day, including Blue Mountain Hospital and the Grant County Regional Airport which offers a 5,220-foot asphalt runway.

Featured Listing: Lakes of Danbury

There are few recreational properties that have the potential for income that can compare to the Lakes of Danbury. The vaunted name still carries a real cachet in the sporting world around the country, and the right buyer can take advantage of its historic potential.

Lake Creek Ranch

Featured Listing: Lake Creek Ranch

Lake Creek Ranch contains all of the desirable ingredients of a classic Hill Country property: expansive meadows, wide valleys and towering mountains with breathtaking views.

Glensprings Ranch

Featured Listing: Glensprings Ranch

Memory is the meaning of Glensprings Ranch. It’s been both the setting and the main character for enriching the moments that family has together, in the quiet, outside the city-noise. The home was built to embrace the land, to enhance and honor the silence. Here, you’re never lonely as the longhorns graze nearby, but ever quiet, ever nourished. You and that great oak can both grow stronger with your feet in the same spring water. ...

TWA: Conservation Legacy: Adapting and Overcoming

Conservation Legacy: Adapting and Overcoming

While many organizations scrambled to create an online presence, the Conservation Legacy team drew from its extensive experience of delivering digital education. TWA has been using the Internet and videoconferencing to reach students across Texas since 2007.

Caddo Ranch

Featured Listing: Caddo Ranch

15 minutes from Canton, 30 minutes from Tyler and 70 miles from Dallas, Texas, Caddo Ranch is comprised of 491.8 acres, fenced and cross fenced, with a primary 20+ acre stocked lake and three additional ponds (two of which are spring fed). The ranch has a longhorn cattle operation featuring grazing pastureland and three hayfields with mature Tifton grass. There is a 10-stall main barn featuring ranch hand quarters, a raquetball court and an exterior ...

Double Nickel on the Niobrara

On the Cover: Double Nickel on the Niobrara

Located in the Sandhills of Nebraska, the Double Nickel on the Niobrara is one of the finest ranches in the Midwest. An extremely diverse landscape of Sandhills grasslands, pine covered hills and draws, irrigated production farmland and wooded river bottoms provide an amazing combination of beauty, production and recreation seldom seen in a single offering.

Monarch Ranch

On the Cover: Monarch Ranch

The Monarch Ranch is located in a historically rich section of Val Verde County. Following Texas’ independence from Mexico in 1836, John Coffee Hays is the first American recorded to visit Val Verde County in an effort to establish a road from San Antonio to El Paso in 1848. During his time tracking the road, he renamed the San Pedro River the Devils River, to fit with the difficult terrain.

The Mayfield Ranch

Featured Listing: Mayfield Ranch

The Mayfield Ranch, situated near the beautiful foothills of Sierra Tinaja Pinta, encompasses just over 35,000 acres of deeded land and 35,000 acres of TXP lease land, making this ranch a little over 70,000 acres of pure seclusion and paradise.

The Shockey Collection; Jim Shockey

The Shockey Collection: A Proud Tradition of Excellence

“In my travels, I see great properties, I see bad properties—and everything in between,” Shockey said. “Experience and time are the only ways to gain knowledge. Now, I’m at a point where I know the difference between exceptional, good and merely average.” His real world knowledge forms the basis of the strict criteria and evaluation process that sets The Shockey Collection apart in the marketplace.

Two Creeks Ranch

On the Cover: Two Creeks Ranch

Nestled in an ecological transition zone, Two Creeks offers the beautiful live water and legacy oaks and native pecans of the Hill Country and the varied brush and bull mesquite that marks superlative wildlife habitat in South Texas.

wildlife; whitetail deer buck

Small Acreage, Big Impact for Wildlife

“From the agency’s perspective, size doesn’t matter when it comes to technical guidance or cost-share programs,” Siegmund said. “All landowners receive our best information for managing their properties, and cost-share money is awarded on the merit of the project, not on the size of the acreage.”

Pennington Creek Ranch

Featured Listing: Pennington Creek Ranch

Pennington Creek Ranch, low-fenced on three sides, is home to white-tailed deer that have been managed under TPWD’s Harvest Program, feral hogs, turkeys, dove, ducks, some bobwhite quail and non-game species.

Brazos River Ranch

On the Cover: Brazos River Ranch

The ranch features an excellent mixture of improved pasture and native pasture, a heavily wooded area consisting of various oaks, elms, cedar and some mesquite, as well as some rockier high ground on Barber Mountain. There is a wide variety of soil types on the ranch, however the majority of the soils are variations of some type of sandy loam. The property is currently being used for agricultural and recreational purposes; the sellers are currently ...

Back Porch Ranch

Featured Listing: Back Porch Ranch

Back Porch Ranch is situated in the Texas Hill Country, approximately two-and-a-half hours west of San Antonio or one hour east of Del Rio. Starting with a blank slate, the current owners have spent the last 13 years transforming the property into what it is today, a first-class Texas hunting and recreational getaway. Opportunities to entertain are endless with the Back Porch at Elk Lodge, sitting in the saloon, the African palapa or on the ...

Cliff Point Estates, Alaska

On the Cover: Cliff Point Estates

Just over a five-hour flight from the West Coast, I was surprised that Alaska was that close. I had always thought it was just a quick hop over the Bering Sea to Russia. But it was a smooth flight on Alaskan Air that brought us to the much larger than anticipated Kodiak Island, about 3,500 square miles in size. As hub of the U.S. Coast Guard’s largest station, Kodiak Island reminded me of many of ...

Rocky Mountain Land Library, Buffalo Peaks Ranch

Connecting Books, Land & People

After reviewing students’ design proposals and brainstorming, everyone agreed that Hayden Ranch wasn’t a fit. It was missing one key absolute—a cultural landscape. “It had to be the interaction between people and the land or people in place over time,” explains Vlahos. The right fit would be all about “taking an old place and transitioning it to a new use . . . that could take on a new life that drew community to it.” ...

Comanche Rock Ranch

Featured Listing: Comanche Rock Ranch

Located in Gillespie County, turnkey Comanche Rock Ranch offers a full range of Hill Country possibilities adjacent to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Its proximity to Enchanted Rock ensures high traffic and visibility for those interested in generating income. Its size ensures privacy and seclusion for those seeking respite and relaxation.

On the Cover: Kerr County Ranch

Live water abounds on this 1,800-acre high-fenced ranch located in a highly coveted portion of the Hill Country.

Super A Ranch

Located 10 miles southwest of Kerrville on 1,791 acres, the Super A Ranch offers the opportunity for large-scale ranch recreation with all of the convenience of life in close proximity to one of Texas’ most highly prized towns. The landscape combines spectacular hills with open pastureland for the pastoral mix that characterizes the Hill Country.