Tag: wildlife

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.

Client Retention 101

There are many efficiencies to be gained by a business proprietor through the ability to convert existing business into repeat business.

Rudio Creek Ranch

On the Cover: Rudio Creek Ranch

Located in Eastern Oregon’s Grant County near Kimberly, Rudio Creek Ranch’s landscape encompasses the region’s diverse beauty within 6,120± acres. (Rudio Creek Ranch adjoins 8,200 acres of BLM land.) Inside the ranch’s fences, the terrain ranges from rolling hills and dramatic mountains to flat mesas and pastureland lush with native grasses as well as cultivated alfalfa.

On the Cover: 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.

Business Branding 101

“I’m a big believer in the power of branding and what branding means in terms of public perceptions and how that ties into market perceptions.”

Wildlife Management 101

I’m extremely fortunate to own, manage and control a respectable tract of leased and deeded ground in the Pacific Northwest. Taken with a laugh, my personal experience hasn’t been learned easily, nor done inexpensively via traditional venues. Private land wildlife management practices are commonly dominated by whitetail deer, a little waterfowl and an occasional fish or upland bird topic.

Richards Outdoor Photography

Focusing on Family, Faith & Nature: Richards Outdoor Photography LLC

Boerne, Texas-based Richards Outdoor Photography LLC is built on family, faith and a deep, abiding appreciation for the majesty of the natural world.

Empire Ranch

On the Cover: Empire Ranch

This 809± acre hunting and recreational ranch for sale in McMullen County offers a hunting experience like no other.

Listing of the Week: Reward Ranch

Reward Ranch, which gets its name because it sits in both Real and Edwards Counties, fronts Highway 41 providing the ultimate combination of privacy and convenience. Reward Ranch’s large-scale landscape offers the best of the Hill Country along with convenient interstate access to Kerrville and San Antonio. It’s an easy drive to serenity.

Image of Sandstone Mountain Ranch, for sale in Llano County, Texas, by Hood Real Estate

Listing of the Week: Sandstone Mountain Ranch

Set against striking granite and sandstone outcrops from which it gets its name, the 2,728-acre game-fenced Sandstone Mountain Ranch near Llano is an elite Texas property dedicated to exceptional wildlife and fine living.

On the Cover: Buck Springs Ranch

Buck Spring Ranch has been in the same family for decades and is in one of the most iconic and coveted areas in the whole state, the Texas Hill Country. With magnificent vistas, rocky creeks, multiple homes and compounds for entertaining large families or groups of friends, this property is rich in Texas history with all the characteristics that make it truly Texas.

Rancho Agua Grande

Listing of the Week: Rancho Agua Grande, One of the Biggest Live Water Ranches in Texas

The 17,132-acre Rancho Agua Grande is one of the largest live water ranches for sale in Texas.

cranes flying over water

Looking Out For Our Fine-Feathered Flyers

Every August, Nancy and John Merrill flood a hay field on their ranch so that flocks of Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill cranes can eat and rest during their staging season.

T Anchor Ranch

On the Cover: T Anchor Ranch

The T Anchor Ranch presents a unique opportunity to own a 500-acre live water paradise. The ranch boasts over 1.8 miles of Medina River frontage and nearly half a mile of Wallace Creek.

Controlling the Narrative: The Key to Hunting’s Future

The late Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe once famously said that, “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”

Mule deer at trough

Drought-Proofing Mule Deer Herds In Texas

Is it actually possible to insulate mule deer herds in arid environments, such as the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas, against the extreme pressures that can be delivered by harsh droughts? The answer is yes, to an extent.