Tax and Estate Planning in Piney Woods Region

 Agricultural Tax Valuation for Wildlife - Native Plants Management

   
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Wildlife Management as Agricultural Use for Property Tax Valuation in Texas
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Texas is known for its natural resources ranging from grasslands in the north, brushlands in the south, the piney woods in the east and the Chihuahuan desert in the west.

 

 Appraisal Districts

   
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There are 66 resources serving Piney Woods Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Appraisal Districts Organizations & Professionals serving Piney Woods Region
Certified Appraisers
Aaron D. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew A. Harris, ARA, MAI
Harris Real Estate Company - Palestine, TX
Andrew M. Sirman, ARA
Capital Farm Credit, ACA - Pollok, TX
Bruce Bailey, MAI
CBRE - Managing Director, Houston Office - Houston, TX
Bryan S. Miller, MAI, CCIM
National Appraisal Partners, LLP - Houston, TX
Daniel Barnett, ARA
Lone Star Ag Credit - Athens, TX
Edward E. Lumpee, ARA
District V Vice President - NeWEST Real Estate & Agriculture - Pueblo, CO
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
Jim W. Shepperd, MAI
Advanced Appraisal Group - Houston, TX
Joe W. Milkes, MAI CCIM
Milkes Realty Valuation - Owner - Plano, TX
John Harris, ARA
Harris Real Estate Company - Palestine, TX
Joseph L. Torzewski
Stout - Houston, TX
Justin Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
L. Sam Middleton, ARA
Chas S. Middleton and Son - Appraiser, Manager - Lubbock, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mark A. Lewis, ARA, RPRA
Lewis & Seely Appraisals, Inc. - Appraiser - Lufkin, TX
Merrill E. Swanson, ARA
Valbridge Property Advisors/Dugger, Canaday, Grafe, Inc. - Senior Managing Director - San Antonio, TX
Michael J. Urban, MAI, SRA
Michael J. Urban R.E. Appraisers - President - Houston, TX
Paul E. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Broker, Consultant - Junction, TX
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert V. Hicks, MAI
Blair T. Stouffer & Assoc., Inc - Boerne, TX
Scott Seely, ARA
Lewis & Seely Appraisals, Inc. - Appraiser - Lufkin, TX
Scruggs Love
Love & Associates - Hondo, TX
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Steven J. Bilicek
Texas Ag Realty - Houston , TX
Travis L. Anderson, ARA
Lone Star Ag Credit - Tyler, TX
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Wayne T. Young, ARA
Capital Farm Credit, ACA - Huntsville, TX
William R. Phelps, AFM
TRC Solutions - Houston, TX
Texas Appraisal Districts
Anderson County Appraisal District
- Palestine, TX
Angelina County Appraisal District
- Lufkin, TX
Bowie County Appraisal District
- Texarkana, TX
Camp County Appraisal District
- Pittsburg, TX
Cass County Appraisal District
- Linden, TX
Cherokee County Appraisal District
- Rusk, TX
Gregg County Appraisal District
- Longview, TX
Hardin County Appraisal District
- Kountze, TX
Harris County Appraisal District
- Houston, TX
Harrison County Appraisal District
- Marshall, TX
Henderson County Appraisal District
- Athens, TX
Houston County Appraisal District
- Crockett, TX
Jasper County Appraisal District
- Jasper, TX
Jefferson County Appraisal District
- Beaumont, TX
Liberty County Central Appraisal District
- Liberty, TX
Madison County Appraisal District
- Madisonville, TX
Marion County Appraisal District
- Jefferson, TX
Montgomery Central Appraisal District
- Conroe, TX
Morris County Appraisal District
- Daingerfield, TX
Nacogdoches County Appraisal District
- Nacogdoches, TX
Newton County Appraisal District
- Newton, TX
Orange County Appraisal District
- Orange, TX
Panola County Appraisal District
- Carthage, TX
Polk County Appraisal District
- Livingston, TX
Rusk County Appraisal District
- Henderson, TX
Sabine County Appraisal District
- Hemphill, TX
San Augustine County Appraisal District
- San Augustine, TX
San Jacinto County Appraisal District
- Coldspring, TX
Shelby County Appraisal District
- Center, TX
Smith County Appraisal District
- Tyler, TX
Trinity County Appraisal District
- Groveton, TX
Tyler County Appraisal District
- Woodville, TX
Upshur County Appraisal District
- Gilmer, TX
Walker County Appraisal District
- Huntsville, TX
Wood County Appraisal District
- Quitman, TX

 Conservation Easements

   
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A fierce, expensive fight erupts over conservation easements
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An ongoing fight over tax breaks for conserving privately owned land — and accusations that some people are using them as a tax shelter — is spurring an expensive lobbying battle involving landowners and conservationists.

 

Final Rule on SALT and State Tax Credit Programs
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The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service pre-released the final rule on how the federal government will treat charitable donations that individual taxpayers make to nonprofits via giving programs incentivized by state and local tax (SALT) credits.

 

Enforcing Perpetual Conservation Easements Against Third-Party Violators
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Among the most daunting challenges the holder of a perpetual conservation easement faces is the enforcement of the easements it holds, for all time, and against all violators.& ...

 

Amending or Terminating Conservation Easements: The New Hampshire Experience
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Since their release in 2010, the Guidelines have been useful to the land trust community and to the New Hampshire Attorney General in facilitating a thorough and efficient review of proposed amendments to, as well as partial extinguishments of, conservation easements.

 

Understanding When Perpetual Is Not Forever: An Update To The Challenge Of Changing Conditions, Amendment, And Termination Of Perpetual Conservation Easements, And Response To Ann Taylor Schwing
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Rarely in the legal discourse is an author afforded the opportunity to revisit and update a recently published law review article and to correct misunderstandings of a response thereto.

 

Perpetuity is Forever, Almost Always: Why It Is Wrong To Promote Amendment and Termination of Perpetual Conservation Easements
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When a landowner makes a charitable gift of a conservation easement to a nonprofit organization or government entity and elects to seek a federal tax deduction, both landowner and easement holder are subject to federal tax laws and regulations governing the creation, monitoring, amendment, and extinguishment of the easement.

 

Conservation Easement Reform: As Maine Goes Should the Nation Follow
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This article explores how the Reform Law has worked and whether it makes sense as a model for other states in response to weaknesses in their enabling laws.

 

Use of Conservation Easements in Estate and Conservation Planning
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Under many circumstances, the donation of a conservation easement or sale of such easement for less than fair market value may give income tax, estate tax, and real property tax benefits to the donor or seller.

 

Leaving a Legacy of Land
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Protecting private lands that provide significant natural resource or cultural values is often a capstone objective for landowners, managers, and conservationists.

 

Conservation Almanac

The Trust for Public Land has created the Conservation Almanac, which is a great resource for understanding the context of the conservation and conservation finance movements. Here you can see how much land has been protected in your state, which state and federal agencies have protected the land, the ratio of money spent to land conserved, and policies and programs that could help your state reach its conservation objectives.

 

How a Conservation Easement Works - Sample example of conservation easement

A simple example illustrates how a conservation easement works in practice. Let’s assume pressure from buyers building vacation homes has pushed the value of land up in recent years to the point where the family is concerned about how the next generation will pay the estate tax bill without selling the land.

 

Land Preservation - An Essential Ingredient in Smart Growth
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The preservation of land for working rural landscapes, wildlife habitat, urban parks, recreational trails, and protecting water supplies and floodplains is emerging as an integral component of smart growth programs.

 

6 Basic Steps to Conveying a Conservation Easement
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How does one go about donating or selling a conservation easement.? There is no one right way to go about it. However, the following outline shows the most common steps to the process.

 

The Law of Agricultural Land Preservation in the United States
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Thomas Daniels and John Keene's new book breaks down the legal principles, federal and state requirements, and the legal issues that affect agricultural land preservation efforts.

 

Find a Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCCs)

Find an LCC here. The 22 LCCs collectively form a network of resource managers and scientists who share a common need for scientific information and interest in conservation. Each LCC brings together federal, state, and local governments along with Tribes and First Nations, non-governmental organizations, universities, and interested public and private organizations. Our partners work collaboratively to identify best practices, connect efforts, identify science gaps, and avoid duplication through conservation planning and design. 

Managing the landscapes that provide our natural and cultural resources has become increasingly challenging. With the signing of Secretarial Order No. 3289, the Department of the Interior launched the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCCs) to better integrate science and management to address climate change and other landscape scale issues. By building a network that is holistic, collaborative, adaptive, and grounded in science, LCCs are working to ensure the sustainability of our economy, land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources. 

 

Using the Conservation Tax Incentive
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This short brochure summarizes the conservation easement tax incentive and provides answers to some frequently asked questions. For the late ...

 

Conservation Easements
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One tool for estate planners is the conservation easement, by which a landowner voluntarily restricts his or her land from being developed, restricts the amount of development or protects existing features, like a building facade with historic value.

 

Conservation Easements - How Flexible Is Too Flexible?

To ensure the continued conservation of natural resources and habitats, it is important to ensure that easements are not simply undone by successors to the original parties after the tax benefits have been realized.& ...

 

Mitigation and Conservation Banking
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To many landowners a threatened or endangered (T&E) species on their property is anathema because it can herald all kinds of state and federal limitations on use of their property.& ...

 

2015 National Land Trust Census Report
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Our common ground and collective impact.

 

Conservation Easements - A Tool for Preventing the Fragmentation of Family Lands
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Land stewards can use conservation easements to help manage the future. Conservation easements can be created to protect different natural assets ranging from endangered species and water sources to productive, open space and agricultural land.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act Summary
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Although traditional uses of land for industrial, commercial, residential and agricultural purposes have continued, conservation and historic preservation have become important as well.

 

Private Lands Public Benefits - Incentives For The Stewardship Of Texas Agricultural Lands
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This guide is for Texans who want to ensure a future for the state’s farms and ranches: landowners who want to conserve, protect and steward their land and its resources; policymakers concerned about the costs to the state of the loss of rural lands; and all Texans who value the many benefits provided by working farms and ranches.

 

Conservation Easements - A Guide for Texas Landowners, 2013
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This guidebook is intended to help Texas landowners understand one of the most flexible and effective mechanisms available to conserve and protect private property – the conservation easement.

 

Wetlands Assistance Guide for Landowners
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The State recognizes that private landowners are stewards of a natural resource in which many of the benefits are accrued to the public. Ninety-seven percent of Texas’ land is privately owned and managed, and as such, management decisions on these lands are made by private landowners.

 

Ranching as a Conservation Strategy - Can Old Ranchers Save the New West?
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Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture.

 

Uniform Conservation Easement Act (with 2007 Amendments)
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The Act enables durable restrictions and affirmative obligations to be attached to real property to protect natural and historic resources.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Tax Benefits of Donating Conservation Land
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There are several kinds of tax benefits available to donors of land or conservation easements. This article attempts to summarize these benefits and provide some examples of how they work.

 

NRCS Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative and NFWF Recovered Oil Fund

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is fouling beaches, marshes and mudflats all along the northern Gulf coast, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has created the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative.& ...

 

What is a Land Trust?

Land trusts are non-profit organizations directly involved in the permanent protection of land and its resources for the public benefit. A trust may operate on a local, state, regional, or national level.

 

Bundle Of Rights Approach To Value
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The bundle of rights theory maintains that ownership of a parcel of real estate may embrace a great many rights, such as the right to its occupancy and use; the right to sell it in whole or in part; the right to bequeath; the right to transfer by contract for specified periods of time, the benefits to be derived by occupancy and use of the real estate.

 

2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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The 2014 Farm Bill Field Guide to Fish and Wildlife Conservation was prepared as an introduction for fish and wildlife conservation providers – the on-the-ground biologists and conservation partners who help deliver Farm Bill conservation programs to landowners.

 

13 Components of a Successful Transferable Development Right Program
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For those of you who don’t know, TDR stands for Transferable Development Rights. Simply put, these are typically programs that are designed by local government to allow for the free market transfer of subdivision or development rights from a rural (agricultural and/or conservation) zone to a designated development zone within a jurisdiction.& ...

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

Working Lands For Wildlife
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Through Working Lands for Wildlife —a voluntary, incentive-based effort—the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and its conservation partners will provide landowners with technical and financial assistance to: Restore populations of declining wildlife species.

 

NextGen Conservation - Peninsula Open Space Trust engages Millennials in its mission.
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The 80 million-plus Millennials in the United States represent the next generation of potential land trust supporters and advocates.

 

Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural Communities
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Many rural communities are facing challenges, including rapid growth at metropolitan edges, declining rural populations, and loss of working lands.

 

Conservation of Private Lands - Opportunities and Challenges for the States
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Private land conservation initiatives are a critical component of any state-level quality of life agenda. Although concerns over sprawl, including the loss of prime agricultural lands and significant green space, continue to be one of the underlying rallying cries in support of state-level smart growth initiatives, the fact remains that with few exceptions, conservation of privately-owned working lands has not received significant attention in smart growth literature or conferences.

 

Bosque Canyon Ranch v. Comm’r—Partnerships Denied Deductions for Conservation Easements Allowing Movable Homesites and Taxed on Disguised Sales of Homesites
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Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P. located in the hill country of Texas was just denied $15.9 million of deductions claimed by partnerships for the donation of conservation easements on two grounds in a tax court decision.

 

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

 

The Conservation Easement Quiz
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Take a quick quiz and test your knowledge on conservation easements and learn if they can work for you.

 

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank
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The CE Paragraph Databank is a work in progress assembled by the Stanford Conservation and Climate Change Drafting Committee and a number of CE professionals assisting in the work.

 

Conservation Easements and the 2010 Roth Conversion - A symbiotic relationship
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It may come as a shock, but there is a sort of symbiotic relationship at work between property owners with conservation easements and the IRS.

 

Using Conservation Easements to Protect Working Forests
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For decades, conservation easements have protected open space values such as wildlife habitat, ecological diversity, recreational access and aesthetics.

 

Farm and Forest Land Preservation With Conservation Easements
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This publication is intended to provide basic information on conservation easements for landowners, community leaders, students and other interested individuals.

 

The Importance of Land Trusts to Forestry
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Almost everyone in forestry has heard of land trusts since they have become a common fixture especially in areas that are rapidly urbanizing.

 

Conservation Easements - Donor Beware
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Conservation easements have garnered significant attention and gained popularity over the last few years due in part to the availability of federal tax deductions and Virginia state tax credits associated with conservation easements.

 

Easements prove valuable in efforts to protect land
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Practically no one had heard of conservation easements 15 years ago when Charleston native Herbert J. Butler began trying to protect his hundreds of acres of former rice fields.

 

State of the Land 2006, A brief inventory of public and private land in the United States
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“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Quoted from an essay by Thoreau lamenting the way in which modern urban life has made natural resources into commodities and isolated people from the natural processes on which their lives depended.

 

An Overview of Financial Alternatives for Land Conservation Transactions
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Clearly, the motivation for a land conservation transaction is often the desire of the landowner to safeguard the property. However, this objective must be balanced with the need to maximize the return to the landowner.

 

Show Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals (414)
There are 414 resources serving Piney Woods Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Conservation Easements Organizations & Professionals serving Piney Woods Region
Agricultural Law Attorneys
Farmers Legal Action Group
- St. Paul, MN
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
- Austin, TX
Tiffany Dowell
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Assistant Professor, Attorney - College Station, TX
Certified Appraisers
Aaron D. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Andrew A. Harris, ARA, MAI
Harris Real Estate Company - Palestine, TX
Andrew M. Sirman, ARA
Capital Farm Credit, ACA - Pollok, TX
Bruce Bailey, MAI
CBRE - Managing Director, Houston Office - Houston, TX
Bryan S. Miller, MAI, CCIM
National Appraisal Partners, LLP - Houston, TX
Daniel Barnett, ARA
Lone Star Ag Credit - Athens, TX
Edward E. Lumpee, ARA
District V Vice President - NeWEST Real Estate & Agriculture - Pueblo, CO
Hall and Hall
- Billings, MT
Jim W. Shepperd, MAI
Advanced Appraisal Group - Houston, TX
Joe W. Milkes, MAI CCIM
Milkes Realty Valuation - Owner - Plano, TX
John Harris, ARA
Harris Real Estate Company - Palestine, TX
Joseph L. Torzewski
Stout - Houston, TX
Justin Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser - Junction, TX
L. Sam Middleton, ARA
Chas S. Middleton and Son - Appraiser, Manager - Lubbock, TX
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Mark A. Lewis, ARA, RPRA
Lewis & Seely Appraisals, Inc. - Appraiser - Lufkin, TX
Merrill E. Swanson, ARA
Valbridge Property Advisors/Dugger, Canaday, Grafe, Inc. - Senior Managing Director - San Antonio, TX
Michael J. Urban, MAI, SRA
Michael J. Urban R.E. Appraisers - President - Houston, TX
Paul E. Bierschwale, ARA
Bierschwale Land Company, LLC - Owner, Real Estate Appraiser, Real Estate Broker, Consultant - Junction, TX
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert V. Hicks, MAI
Blair T. Stouffer & Assoc., Inc - Boerne, TX
Scott Seely, ARA
Lewis & Seely Appraisals, Inc. - Appraiser - Lufkin, TX
Scruggs Love
Love & Associates - Hondo, TX
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Steven J. Bilicek
Texas Ag Realty - Houston , TX
Travis L. Anderson, ARA
Lone Star Ag Credit - Tyler, TX
Warren E. Peters, ACF
Peters Forest Resources, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Wayne T. Young, ARA
Capital Farm Credit, ACA - Huntsville, TX
William R. Phelps, AFM
TRC Solutions - Houston, TX
Conservation Groups and Associations
A Rocha USA
Mark Purcell - Executive Director - Fredericksburg, TX
Access Fund
Jim Chase - Operations Director - Boulder, CO
Agrarian Trust
Ian McSweeney - Director - Weare, NH
AGree
- Transforming Food & Ag Policy - Washington, DC
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative
Kyle Jones - Regional Longleaf Pine Restoration Coordinator - Tallahassee, FL
America's Wetland Foundation
- Baton Rouge, LA
American Agri-Women
- Colchester, VT
American Battlefield Trust
- Washington, DC
American Forest Foundation
- Washington, DC
American Forests
Eric Sprague - Director of Forest Conservation - Washington, DC
American Friends of Canadian Land Trusts
Sandra Tassel - Program Coordinator - Bellingham, WA
American Hiking Society
- Silver Spring, MD
American Tree Farm System
Paul DeLong - Senior Vice President, ATFS & Conservation - Washington, DC
Arbor Day Foundation
- Nebraska City, NE
Artist Boat
- Galveston, TX
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
- Washington, DC
Bat Conservation International
- Austin, TX
Bayou Preservation Association
- Houston, TX
Biobased Maine
- Portland, ME
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
- Brighton, CO
Bisbee's Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund
Richard Bisbee - President - Plano, TX
Black Bear Conservation Coalition
- Clinton, LA
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
- Houston, TX
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute
- Kingsville, TX
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
Roberta Clowater - Executive Director - Fredericton, NB
Center for Collaborative Conservation
Warner College of Natural Resources - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Center for Large Landscape Conservation
- Bozeman, MT
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
- Fort Davis, TX
Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance
- Missoula, MT
CitSci.org
Greg Newman - Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Coastal Conservation Association
- Houston, TX
Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC)
- West Lafayette, IN
Continental Dialogue on Non-Native Forests Insects and Diseases
- Sheffield, MA
Ducks Unlimited - Texas
Todd Merendino - Manager, Conservation Programs - Richmond, TX
EarthShare of Texas
- Austin, TX
East Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association
Charlie Price - Oakwood, TX
EcoResults!
- Flagstaff, AZ
Equine Land Conservation Resource
Denise O’Meara, PLA - Director of Education - Lexington, KY
Family Farm Alliance
Dan Keppen - Executive Director - Klamath Falls, OR
Forest Landowners Association
Scott P. Jones - Chief Executive Office - Atlanta, GA
Forest Stewards Guild
Zander Evans - Executive Director - Madison, WI
Forest Stewardship Council
- Minneapolis, MN
Garden for Wildlife
National Wildlife Federation - Merrifield, VA
George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center (Sutton Center)
- Bartlesville, OK
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Coast Quail Forever
Scott & Leslie Wilson - Houston, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
- New Orleans, LA
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
- Houston, TX
Houston Quail Coalition
- Houston, TX
Houston Wilderness
- Houston, TX
Images for Conservation Fund
John F. Martin - Chairman - Edinburg, TX
Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas
Bill Hyman - Executive Director - Lockhart, TX
Journey North
- Madison, WI
Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust
Steve Meltzer - Founder and Executive Director - Framingham, MA
Land Trust Alliance
- Washington, DC
Lone Star Chapter Sierra Club
- Austin, TX
Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture
Keith McKnight - Coordinator - Vicksburg, MS
Mississippi Wildlife Federation
- Madison , MS
Monarch Joint Venture
- St. Paul, MN
Monarch Watch
- Lawrence, KS
Moore-Odom Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
Jennie Scalfano - Director / Vice President - Orange, TX
Mule Deer Foundation
- Salt Lake City, UT
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Association of State Foresters
- Washington , DC
National Audubon Society
- New York, NY
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
National Family Farm Coaltion
- Washington, DC
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Jeff Trandahl - Executive Director and CEO - Washington, DC
National Forestry Association
Keith A. Argow - President, Director at Large - Vienna, VA
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - College Station, TX
National Mitigation Banking Association
- Washington, DC
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Jeremy Emmi - Managing Director - Washington, DC
National Trust for Historic Preservation
- Washington, DC
National Wild Turkey Federation
- Edgefield, SC
National Wildlife Federation
- Reston, VA
Native Plant Society of Texas
- Fredericksburg, TX
Native Seeds-SEARCH
- Tucson, AZ
NatureServe
Mary Klein - President & CEO - Arlington, VA
No-till on the Plains
- Berryton, KS
North East Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association
Dr. Kevin Gray - Cumby, TX
Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture
James Giocomo - Joint Venture Coordinator - Round Rock, TX
Park Cities Quail
- Dallas, TX
Partners for Conservation
Steve Jester - Executive Director - Pueblo, CO
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Partnership for Southern Forestland Conservation
- Clemson, SC
Pheasants Forever
- St Paul, MN
Pinchot Institute for Conservation
V. Alaric Sample - President - Washington, DC
Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV)
- Lafayette, CO
Pollinator Partnership
- San Francisco, CA
Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation, Inc.
Craig A. Alderman - Executive Director - Buffalo, MO
Quail Coalition
- Dallas, TX
Quail-Tech Alliance
- Dallas, TX
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Washington, DC
Ranchers and Landowners Association of Texas
Fidel C. Ramirez - President - Bandera, TX
Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
Darrell Whitley - Chief Operating Officer - Houston, TX
Sand County Foundation
Kevin Kiley, Development & Communications - Madison, WI
Savory Institute
- Boulder, CO
Sensible Management of Aquatic Resources Team (SMART)
- Houston, TX
Shortleaf Pine Initiative
- Athens, GA
Soil and Water Conservation Society
- Ankeny, IA
Southeast Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association
Casey Grammier - Beaumont, TX
Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Curtis R Hopkins, Ph.D. - Executive Secretary - Flora, MS
Southern Group of State Foresters
- Garner, NC
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development
Judith KohlerCO
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Kathy Abusow - President and CEO - Washington, DC
Sustainable Forests Roundtable
Take Care of Texas
Erin Franz - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO
Terrafirma RRG LLC
Jeremy Johnston - Account Administrator, Marsh Captive Solutions - Burlington, VT
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
Tim Niedecken - Executive director, association services - Fort Worth, TX
Texas Audubon
Iliana Pena - Director of Conservation - Dallas, TX
Texas Coalition for Conservation
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm Bureau
Penny Cox - Communications Division - Waco, TX
Texas Forestry Association
- Lufkin, TX
Texas Land and Mineral Owners Association
Laura Buchanan - Executive Director - Austin, TX
Texas Land Trust Council
Lori Olson - Executive Director - Wimberly, TX
Texas Living Waters Project
- Austin, TX
Texas Oak Wilt Partnership
- College Station, TX
Texas Ornithological Society
Jim Hailey - President - Georgetown, TX
Texas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Sally Gavlik - Executive Director - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation
Anne Brown - Executive Director - Dallas, TX
Texas Section Society for Range Management (TSSRM)
- San Marcos, TX
Texas Speleological Association
Rob Bisset - Chairman - Austin, TX
Texas Water Conservation Association
- Austin, TX
Texas Water Foundation
Carole D. Baker - President/CEO - Austin, TX
Texas Wildlife Association
Clint Faas - Director of Conservation Programs - San Antonio, TX
Texas Wildlife Association Foundation
Caroline McAllister - Director of Development - San Antonio, TX
The Climate Trust
- Portland, OR
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Lindsay Thomas - Chairman - Washington, DC
The Conservation Fund
- Arlington, VA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Garden Conservancy
- Cold Spring, NY
The Land Institute
- Salina, KS
The Longleaf Alliance
- Andalusia, AL
The Trust for Public Land, Texas State Office
- Dallas, TX
The Wildlife Society - Texas Chapter
Dr. Don Steinbach - Executive Director - Burton, TX
The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Portland, OR
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
Bruce Thacker - President - Thunder Bay, ON
Trees For Houston
- Houston, TX
Trinity Waters
- Dallas, TX
Trout Headwaters, Inc.
- Livingston, MT
Trust for Public Land, Texas Office
- Austin, TX
Turtle Islands Earth Stewards
Tyhson Banighen - Tappen, BC
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA)
- Chesterfield, MO
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
Ian Wilcox - General Manager/Secretary-Treasurer - London, ON
USA National Phenology Network
Jake Weltzin - Executive Director - Tucson, AZ
Valleys 2000
Bill Huether - Treasurer - Bowmanville, ON
Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation
- Halifax, VA
Welder Wildlife Foundation
- Sinton, TX
Wild Ones
Donna VanBuecken - Executive Director - Neenah, WI
Wildlife Habitat Federation
- Cat Spring, TX
Women, Food & Agriculture Network
- Ames, IA
Estate Planners
Allen B. Craig, III
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP - Houston, TX
Andrews Kurth LLP
Terri Lacy - Houston, TX
Bill Atwood, MBA, CFE, CFF, CPA
- Red Rock, TX
Crain, Caton & James, P.C.
Sarah Patel Pacheco - Houston, TX
Crain, Caton & James, PC
Larry George - Houston, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Scott A. Schepps - Houston, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Jerry M. Scroggins, Jr. - Houston, TX
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Charles W. Hall - Houston, TX
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Lawrence J. Pirtle - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
John H Polk
The Law Office of John H. Polk, P.C. - Houston, TX
Kormeier & Werlein, L.L.P.
Victor A. Kormeier, Jr. - Partner - Houston, TX
Kurt Andreason
Andreason Law Firm - Attorney at Law - Sugar Land, TX
Louis M. Ditta
Cenatiempo & Ditta LLP - Houston, TX
MacIntyre & McCulloch, LLP
W. Cameron McCulloch, Jr. - Houston, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Mayer Brown LLP
M. Marvin Katz - Houston, TX
Michael R. Tibbets
De Lange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbets, LLP - Houston, TX
Morris Ostrom
Jason Ostrom - Houston, TX
Norton Rose Fulbright
Celeste C. Lawton - Houston, TX
Norton Rose Fulbright
Joseph C. Sleeth, Jr. - Houston, TX
R. Hal Moorman
Moorman Tate Haley Upchurch & Yates, LLP - Brenham, TX
Rodney C. Koenig
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
Roger Q Beck
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins - Houston, TX
Stefnee D. Ashlock
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins - Houston, TX
Stephen T. Dyer
Baker Botts L.L.P. - Houston, TX
Survivorship Now LLC
Kristi Curry - Austin, TX
Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C.
Paul Daniel Strug - Houston, TX
Winstead PC
Kyle Watson - Managing Shareholder - The Woodlands, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
R. Eric Viehman - Houston, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
Yolanda C. Knull - Houston, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
Alan V. Ytterberg - Houston, TX
Estate Planning Attorneys
Brian D. Cororve
Campbell & Riggs, P.C. - Houston, TX
Candace Windel
Windel Prewett PLLC - Houston, TX
Cassie Gresham
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Crain, Caton & James, P.C.
Sarah Patel Pacheco - Houston, TX
Darlene Payne Smith
Crain, Caton & James, P.C. - Houston, TX
David Braun
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Donna L. Courville
Boutin Jones Inc. - Of Counsel - Sacramento, CA
Donna Peck
Sprouse Shrader Smith PC - Amarillo, TX
Duncan E. Osborne
Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP - Partner - Austin, TX
Fontaine D. Laughlin
Laughlin Law & Title - Denton, TX
George A. Hrdlicka
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, P.C. - Houston, TX
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
Jack P. Eckels
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, P.C. - Houston, TX
James E. Brill, P.C.
- Houston, TX
Jeffrey L. Gilman
Gilman & Gilman, P.C. - Houston, TX
Jimmy Walker
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Jonathan B. Cluck
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Judith W. Lenox
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Karen S. Gerstner
Karen S. Gerstner & Associates, PC - Houston, TX
Ken Nunley
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Kristi Franklin Hyatt
Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC - Midland, TX
Linda C. Goehrs
Horrigan & Goehrs, LLP - Houston, TX
Linda L. Kelly
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Margaret Menicucci
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Austin, TX
Marjorie S. Schultz
Marjorie S. Schultz & Associates - Houston, TX
Mark A. Jacob
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Michael J. Cenatiempo
Cenatiempo & Ditta LLP - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Morris Ostrom
Jason Ostrom - Houston, TX
Nicole B. Davis
Berlinger Davis & Lyssy, LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Paige K. Ben-Yaacov
- Houston, TX
Paul Premack, JD, CELA
The Premack Law Office - San Antonio, TX
Ronald W. Kesterson
Baker Botts L.L.P. - Houston, TX
Sharon B. Gardner
- Houston, TX
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Stephanie E. Donaho
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Susan Armstrong
Armstrong Law - Austin, TX
Thomas Hall
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
William T. Miller
Senior Partner - Andrews Kurth LLP - Houston, TX
Winstead PC
Stephanie Loomis-Price - Houston, TX
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Agricultural Tax Appraisal Based on Wildlife Management
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Wildlife Division Private Lands and Habitat Program - Austin, TX
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Wildlife Management Tax Exemption
Comptroller, Property Tax Division - Austin, TX
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Bayou Land Conservancy
Jill Boullion - Executive Director - Houston, TX
Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust
- Kountze, TX
Connemara Conservancy Foundation
- Allen, TX
Galveston Bay Foundation
- Houston, TX
Katy Prairie Conservancy
- Houston, TX
Land Legacy
- Tulsa, OK
Mitigation Futures Conservancy
- McKinney, TX
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Texas Agricultural Land Trust
Jenny Sanders - Outreach & Communications Manager - San Antonio, TX
Texas Land Conservancy
- Austin, TX
The Native Prairies Association of Texas
- San Marcos, TX
The Nature Conservancy, Texas Field Office
- San Antonio, TX
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Belton, MO
Lawyers
Alejandro Sostre-Odio
Uhl, Fitzsimons & Jewett, PLLC - Partner - San Antonio, TX
Amy M. Mitchell
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP - Senior Counsel - Austin, TX
Burgess Jackson
Law Office of Burgess Jackson - Austin, TX
Candace Windel
Windel Prewett PLLC - Houston, TX
Cassie Gresham
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Charles Barrow
Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC - Of Counsel - Waco, TX
Cordray & Schneller, P.C.
- Houston, TX
David Braun
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Jerry M. Scroggins, Jr. - Houston, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Scott A. Schepps - Houston, TX
Fontaine D. Laughlin
Laughlin Law & Title - Denton, TX
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Lawrence J. Pirtle - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
James B. Blackburn, Jr.
Blackburn & Carter - Houston, TX
John H Polk
The Law Office of John H. Polk, P.C. - Houston, TX
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
- Austin, TX
Mark A. Jacob
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Michael R. Tibbets
De Lange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbets, LLP - Houston, TX
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Norton Rose Fulbright
Joseph C. Sleeth, Jr. - Houston, TX
Patrick Reznik
Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Attorney and Counselor - Dripping Springs, TX
Paul Premack, JD, CELA
The Premack Law Office - San Antonio, TX
R. Hal Moorman
Moorman Tate Haley Upchurch & Yates, LLP - Brenham, TX
Ronald L. Holmes
Holmes Firm PC - Attorney - Dallas, TX
Shelly C. Jewett
Uhl, Fitzsimons & Jewett, PLLC - Shareholder - San Antonio, TX
Smiley Law Firm, PC
Cynthia Smiley - Attorney/Owner - Austin, TX
Stephanie E. Donaho
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Susan Armstrong
Armstrong Law - Austin, TX
Thomas Hall
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Tiffany Dowell
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Assistant Professor, Attorney - College Station, TX
Winstead PC
Stephanie Loomis-Price - Houston, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
Alan V. Ytterberg - Houston, TX
Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Amy M. Mitchell
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP - Senior Counsel - Austin, TX
Arthur G. Uhl III
Uhl, Fitzsimons & Jewett, PLLC - Shareholder - San Antonio, TX
Blair Schilling
Fishman Haygood, LLP - Attorney - New Orleans, LA
Bradley Raffle
Conservation Capital - CEO - Eugene, OR
Cassie Gresham
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Charles Wehland
Jones Day - Partner - Chicago, IL
Christopher B. Amandes
Partner - Morgan Lewis - Houston, TX
David Braun
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
David E. Whitten
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C. - Shareholder - Dallas, TX
David Hartman
Smith, Robertson, Elliott & Douglas, L.L.P. - Austin, TX
David P. Smith
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody - Shareholder - Austin, TX
Deborah C. Trejo
Kemp Smith LLP - Partner - Austin, TX
Endangered Species Law and Policy Group
Nossaman LLP - Los Angeles, CA
Helen Currie Foster
Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody - Shareholder - Austin, TX
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
James P. Moorhead
Moorhead Law Group, LLC - Founder and Principal - Chicago, IL
Jean M. Flores
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C. - Shareholder - Dallas, TX
Jim D. Bradbury
James D. Bradbury, PLLC - Fort Worth, TX
Jonathan B. Cluck
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Joseph B.C. Fitzsimons
Uhl, Fitzsimons & Jewett, PLLC - Shareholder - San Antonio, TX
Kevin L. Patrick
Patrick, Miller and Noto - Waterlaw - Aspen, CO
Kyle Ballard
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C - Of Counsel - Dallas, TX
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C.
- Austin, TX
Lori Potter
Kaplan, Kirsch, Rockwell LLP - Partner - Denver, CO
M. Reed Hopper
Pacific Legal Foundation - Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center - Sacramento, CA
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Mountain States Legal Foundation
William Perry Pendley - President and COO - Lakewood, CO
Paul Seals
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C. - Shareholder - Austin, TX
Sally A. Longroy
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C - Shareholder - Dallas, TX
Smiley Law Firm, PC
Cynthia Smiley - Attorney/Owner - Austin, TX
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
Susan Armstrong
Armstrong Law - Austin, TX
Texas Agriculture Law Blog
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law - Amarillo, TX
The Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
- Austin, TX
Thomas Hall
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Thomas Kelsey
- Attorney at Law - Houston, TX
William Hutton
Conservation Partners LLP - Of Council - Oakland, CA
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Loan Guarantee Program - Texas
Mindy Fryer - Grant Coordinator - Austin, TX
Agricultural Water Conservation Loan Program
Tom Entsminger - Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Center for Invasive Species Eradication (CISE)
Texas Water Resources Institute - College Station, TX
Economic Development Program
Burl Carraway - Department Head, Sustainable Forestry - College Station, TX
Ecosystem Service Management
Texas Agrilife Extension - College Station, TX
Endangered Species and the Economy Program
- Austin, TX
Forest Stewardship Program - Texas
Shane Harrington - Program Leader - College Station, TX
GO TEXAN Partner Program
Allie Jones - Program Specialist - Austin, TX
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
Innovative Water Technologies
Texas Water Development Board - Austin, TX
Interest Rate Reduction Program - Texas
- Austin, TX
Landowner Incentive Program
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies - Boise, ID
LIP Conserving Texas Rivers Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
LIP Partners Watershed Funding Series
Arlene Kalmbach - TPWD LIP Coordinator - Austin, TX
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nongame and Rare Species Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Pastures For Upland Birds - Post Oak Savannah and Blackland Prairie Wildlife Management
TPWD - Austin, TX
Pecos Watershed Conservation Initiative
Kirstin Neff - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Denver, CO
Rainwater Harvesting - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Dotty Woodson - Extension Program Specialist – Water Resources - Dallas, TX
Restore the Texas Coast
- Austin, TX
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Austin, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas
Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot - Center Director - Dallas, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton
- Overton, TX
Texas A&M AgriLife Water Education Network
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Forest Service
- College Station, TX
Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute (NRI)
- College Station, TX
Texas Agriculture Law Blog
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet - Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law - Amarillo, TX
Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC)
- Lubbock, TX
Texas Coastal Wetlands
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension/SeaGrant - Houston, TX
Texas Conservation Action Plan
TPWD - Austin, TX
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP)
- Austin, TX
Texas Equine Incentive Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program
- Austin, TX
Texas Longleaf Conservation Assistance Program
- College Station, TX
Texas Prairie Wetlands Project (TPWP)
Taylor Abshier - Biologist - Richmond, TX
Texas Private Lands and Habitat Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Wildlife Division - Austin, TX
Texas Ranch Wildfire Program
Jim Cooper - Assistant Chief, Regional Fire Coordinator - Merkel, TX
Texas Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Cost Share Program
Shane Harrington - Program Manager - College Station, TX
Texas Superstar®
Brent Pemberton - Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center - Overton, TX
Texas Water Resources Institute
- College Station, TX
Texas Wildlife Diversity Program
John Davis - Program Director - Austin, TX
Texas Youth Hunting Program
Chris Mitchell - Director - San Antonio, TX
UNT Quail
- Denton, TX
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Wildlife Habitat Assessment Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Grant Program
Texas Department of Agriculture - Grants Office - Austin, TX
Young Farmer Interest Rate Reduction Program
- Austin, TX
Tax Advisors
Bruce F. Berie
Berie Lamberth, L.L.P.TX
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Credit Brokers
Foss & Company
Tax Credit Specialists - San Francisco, CA
Tax Credit Connection, Inc.
Ariel Steele, Owner - Longmont, CO

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Preserving the Family Woods: Tools to Help Guide Transfer to the Next Generation of Landowners
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This publication is about one thing: securing the future of your woods. To get you the information about how to do that, the paper takes two approaches.& ...

 

TexasLawHelp

TexasLawHelp.org is a website dedicated to providing free, reliable legal information to low-income Texans.  It is part of a broader effort within the national legal aid community to use technology, specifically the Internet, to enhance and expand the delivery of legal aid. In 2016, more than 1.5 million users accessed TexasLawHelp.

TexasLawHelp is a joint effort of legal aid, courts, and nonprofit organizations throughout Texas. It is completely free to use. You will never be charged for using any resources on this website. 

 

Connecting retiring landowners and beginning farmers to keep agriculture alive
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Are you a retiring farmer, looking for someone to take over? Land Link is a valuable program that connects beginning farmers with retiring landowners to faciliate farm transfers.

 

Texas Land Trends - Texas landowner changes and trends
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The goal of the Texas Landowner Changes and Trends report is to describe the state's growinf population and changing rural landowners.

 

Multi-Generational Ownership and Planning for Family Owned Properties
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The paper explains many of the common legal tools used by families to manage and/or transfer family lands, and gives a very good overview of the expectations and considerations families will face throughout the process.

 

Forever Donation
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A landowner recently asked us: What is the best way to ensure that the land I donate is not sold? We put the question to the land trust community and it generated quite a bit of activity on the land trust listserv.

 

Estate Planning for Forest Landowners - What Will Become of Your Timberland?
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The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines and assistance to nonindustrial private  forest owners and the legal, tax, financial, insurance, and forestry professionals who serve  them on the application of estate planning techniques to forest properties.

 

Farm Succession plan important piece of the puzzle
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Designing a succession plan for your farm is important in protecting the assets that you've worked so long and hard to acquire.

 

Guardianship and Conservatorships
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One of a parent’s greatest fears involves what will happen to his or her minor children in the event of the parent’s premature death or incapacity.

 

Federal Reforestation Deduction and Amortization

Qualified reforestation expenditures (or afforestation in the case of planting or seeding nonforested land) paid or incurred in a tax year to a maximum of $10,000 per qualified timber property (QTP) can be immediately deducted by all taxpayers, except trusts.

 

REITs and Timber Taxation
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A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a special tax entity investing in real estate (such as shopping malls, apartments, and timberland).

 

Like-Kind Exchanges of Conservation Easements
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Certain individuals who own land with significant conservation value, for example landowners of wildlife habitat or open space, can preserve the character of their land, obtain additional property, and defer taxes on the transaction, all at the same time.

 

What is a Like Kind Exchange?
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Internal Revenue Code section 1031 establishes the rules for like-kind exchanges. This is a tool that can be used by private landowners to defer real estate transfer taxes by exchanging one piece of property for another.

 

Year End Exchanges
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Like-kind exchanges that commence in one tax year and end in a subsequent tax year are sometimes called Year End Exchanges. Year End Exchanges contain some unique benefits and some hidden pitfalls.

 

Qualified Intermediaries
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A qualified intermediary (QI) is a neutral party who may assist a landowner in facilitating a like-kind exchange. The QI enters into a written agreement, known as the exchange agreement, with the landowner.

 

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There are 150 resources serving Piney Woods Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Succession Planning Organizations & Professionals serving Piney Woods Region
Conservation Real Estate
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
F&W Forestry Services
- Albany, GA
King Land & Water LLC
James King - Fort Davis, TX
Michael A. Petter
Resource & Land Management, Inc. - President - Pleasanton, TX
Phil Bailey, MAI
TerraSource Valuation, LLC - Appraiser - Matthews, NC
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Texas Conservation Connection (TCC)
Carolyn Vogel and Cynthia Inman - Co-founders - Austin, TX
Estate Planners
Allen B. Craig, III
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP - Houston, TX
Andrews Kurth LLP
Terri Lacy - Houston, TX
Bill Atwood, MBA, CFE, CFF, CPA
- Red Rock, TX
Crain, Caton & James, P.C.
Sarah Patel Pacheco - Houston, TX
Crain, Caton & James, PC
Larry George - Houston, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Scott A. Schepps - Houston, TX
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins, P.C.
Jerry M. Scroggins, Jr. - Houston, TX
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Charles W. Hall - Houston, TX
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Lawrence J. Pirtle - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
John H Polk
The Law Office of John H. Polk, P.C. - Houston, TX
Kormeier & Werlein, L.L.P.
Victor A. Kormeier, Jr. - Partner - Houston, TX
Kurt Andreason
Andreason Law Firm - Attorney at Law - Sugar Land, TX
Louis M. Ditta
Cenatiempo & Ditta LLP - Houston, TX
MacIntyre & McCulloch, LLP
W. Cameron McCulloch, Jr. - Houston, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Mayer Brown LLP
M. Marvin Katz - Houston, TX
Michael R. Tibbets
De Lange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbets, LLP - Houston, TX
Morris Ostrom
Jason Ostrom - Houston, TX
Norton Rose Fulbright
Joseph C. Sleeth, Jr. - Houston, TX
Norton Rose Fulbright
Celeste C. Lawton - Houston, TX
R. Hal Moorman
Moorman Tate Haley Upchurch & Yates, LLP - Brenham, TX
Rodney C. Koenig
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
Roger Q Beck
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins - Houston, TX
Stefnee D. Ashlock
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins - Houston, TX
Stephen T. Dyer
Baker Botts L.L.P. - Houston, TX
Survivorship Now LLC
Kristi Curry - Austin, TX
Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C.
Paul Daniel Strug - Houston, TX
Winstead PC
Kyle Watson - Managing Shareholder - The Woodlands, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
Yolanda C. Knull - Houston, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
R. Eric Viehman - Houston, TX
Ytterberg Deery Knull LLP
Alan V. Ytterberg - Houston, TX
Estate Planning Attorneys
Brian D. Cororve
Campbell & Riggs, P.C. - Houston, TX
Candace Windel
Windel Prewett PLLC - Houston, TX
Cassie Gresham
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Crain, Caton & James, P.C.
Sarah Patel Pacheco - Houston, TX
Darlene Payne Smith
Crain, Caton & James, P.C. - Houston, TX
David Braun
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Donna L. Courville
Boutin Jones Inc. - Of Counsel - Sacramento, CA
Donna Peck
Sprouse Shrader Smith PC - Amarillo, TX
Duncan E. Osborne
Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP - Partner - Austin, TX
Fontaine D. Laughlin
Laughlin Law & Title - Denton, TX
George A. Hrdlicka
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, P.C. - Houston, TX
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
Jack P. Eckels
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, P.C. - Houston, TX
James E. Brill, P.C.
- Houston, TX
Jeffrey L. Gilman
Gilman & Gilman, P.C. - Houston, TX
Jimmy Walker
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Jonathan B. Cluck
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Judith W. Lenox
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Karen S. Gerstner
Karen S. Gerstner & Associates, PC - Houston, TX
Ken Nunley
The Nunley Firm - Boerne, TX
Kristi Franklin Hyatt
Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC - Midland, TX
Linda C. Goehrs
Horrigan & Goehrs, LLP - Houston, TX
Linda L. Kelly
Dinkins Kelly Lenox Lamb & Walker, LLP - Houston, TX
Margaret Menicucci
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Austin, TX
Marjorie S. Schultz
Marjorie S. Schultz & Associates - Houston, TX
Mark A. Jacob
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Michael J. Cenatiempo
Cenatiempo & Ditta LLP - Of Counsel - Houston, TX
Misti Schmidt
Conservation Partners LLP - Partner - Oakland, CA
Morris Ostrom
Jason Ostrom - Houston, TX
Nicole B. Davis
Berlinger Davis & Lyssy, LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Paige K. Ben-Yaacov
- Houston, TX
Paul Premack, JD, CELA
The Premack Law Office - San Antonio, TX
Ronald W. Kesterson
Baker Botts L.L.P. - Houston, TX
Sharon B. Gardner
- Houston, TX
Simon Sidamon-Eristof
Kalbian Hagerty LLP - of Counsel - Washington, DC
Stephanie E. Donaho
Locke Lord LLP - Partner - Houston, TX
Susan Armstrong
Armstrong Law - Austin, TX
Thomas Hall
Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
William T. Miller
Senior Partner - Andrews Kurth LLP - Houston, TX
Winstead PC
Stephanie Loomis-Price - Houston, TX
Financial Planners
Bill Atwood, MBA, CFE, CFF, CPA
- Red Rock, TX
Survivorship Now LLC
Kristi Curry - Austin, TX
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R.
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC - President/CEO - Magnolia, AR
Investment Advisers / CPAs
Bill Atwood, MBA, CFE, CFF, CPA
- Red Rock, TX
The Molpus Woodlands Group, LLC
- Jackson, MS
Land Trusts
American Farmland Trust
- Washington, DC
Bayou Land Conservancy
Jill Boullion - Executive Director - Houston, TX
Big Thicket Natural Heritage Trust
- Kountze, TX
Connemara Conservancy Foundation
- Allen, TX
Galveston Bay Foundation
- Houston, TX
Katy Prairie Conservancy
- Houston, TX
Land Legacy
- Tulsa, OK
Mitigation Futures Conservancy
- McKinney, TX
National Wildlife Federation - South Central Regional Center
- Austin, TX
North American Land Trust
Monica McQuail - Communications & Stewardship Assistant - Chadds Ford, PA
Partnership for Gulf Coast Land Conservation
Elizabeth Barber - Biloxi, MS
Pelican Coast Conservancy
Walter C Ernest, IV - Director of Operation - Mobile, AL
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Missoula, MT
Sportsmen's National Land Trust
- Agawam, MA
Texas Agricultural Land Trust
Jenny Sanders - Outreach & Communications Manager - San Antonio, TX
Texas Land Conservancy
- Austin, TX
The Native Prairies Association of Texas
- San Marcos, TX
The Nature Conservancy, Texas Field Office
- San Antonio, TX
Watershed Land Trust
Frank Austenfeld, J.D. - Executive Director - Belton, MO
Qualified Intermediaries for 1031 Exchanges
1031 Exchange Advantage, TM
- Carlsbad, CA
1031 Exchange Corporation
Teresa Person, CES® - Austin, TX
1031 Exchange Professionals Inc.
David Kuns - San Mateo, CA
1031X.com, Inc.
Steven Hickox and Christopher T. Sayre - Co-founders - Denver, CO
Acacia Exchange Services
- Healdsburg, CA
Amherst Exchange Corporation
- Santa Barbara, CA
Asset Exchange Company
- San Francisco, CA
Asset Preservation, Inc.
- Roseville, CA
Atlas 1031 Exchange, LLC
Andy Gustafson, Certified Exchange Specialist® - President and Founder - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Brenda Muller
Asset Preservation, Inc - Division Manager - Harrisonburg, VA
Craig Brown, Esq.
Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. - Senior Vice President / Regional Manager - Dallas, TX
Custom 1031 Inc.
- Spokane, WA
Exchange Resources, Inc.
- San Diego, CA
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC
Elizabeth Harris - Vice President, Marketing & Business Development - San Diego, CA
Federal Exchange Services, LLC.
- San Antonio, TX
Greg A. Lehrmann
Asset Preservation Inc., Texas - North Texas Division Manager/VP - Austin, TX
Mission Bank 1031 Exchange, LLC
- Bakersfield, CA
Old Republic Exchange Facilitator Company (OREXCO)
Lori De Martini, Esq. - President - Glendale, CA
Rosa Esqueda
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - Senior 1031 Exchange Consultant - Los Angeles, CA
Safe Harbor Exchange, Inc.
- Tustin, CA
Stephen Davis
Safe Harbor Asset Management - Huntington, NY
Steven W. Monk
Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC - 1031 Exchange Consultant - Fresno, CA
Sydney A. Miller, CES®
Vice-President - The Texas 1031 Exchange Company - Seguin, TX
Texas Conservation Connection (TCC)
Carolyn Vogel and Cynthia Inman - Co-founders - Austin, TX
The Exchange Connection, Inc.
- Snohomish, WA
The Texas 1031 Exchange Company
Wayne H. Roitsch, CES®, President - Certified Exchange Specialist - Seguin, TX
Xchange Solutions, Inc.
- San Jose, CA
Tax Advisors
Bruce F. Berie
Berie Lamberth, L.L.P.TX
Jason B. Stinson, CCIM
Commercial Realty Services of Alabama, LLC - Managing Member & Principal - Gadsden, AL
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
The Simple Dollar
Trent Ham - Founder & ContributorIA
Water Street Solutions
- Peoria, IL
Tax Law Attorneys
Brian D. Cororve
Campbell & Riggs, P.C. - Houston, TX
Bruce F. Berie
Berie Lamberth, L.L.P.TX
Cassie Gresham
Principal, Attorney and Counselor - Braun & Gresham, PLLC - Dripping Springs, TX
Cordray & Schneller, P.C.
- Houston, TX
Donna Peck
Sprouse Shrader Smith PC - Amarillo, TX
Emily B. Macey
Andrews Kurth LLP - Houston, TX
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Dallas, TX
James M. Ash
Husch Blackwell LLP - Kansas City, MO
Justin W. Clark
Davis, Gerald & Cremer, P.C. - Midland, TX
Maxine Aaronson
Law Offices of Maxine Aaronson - Principal - Dallas, TX
Paige K. Ben-Yaacov
- Houston, TX
Stephen J. Small, Esq.
Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C. - Cambridge, MA
William Hutton
Conservation Partners LLP - Of Council - Oakland, CA
William T. Miller
Senior Partner - Andrews Kurth LLP - Houston, TX
Winstead PC
Stephanie Loomis-Price - Houston, TX
 

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Agricultural Tax Valuation for Wildlife - Native Plants Management News Items
Texas A&M student identifies unique 5-million-year-old rhino species - North Texas e-News
12/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas A&M student identifies unique 5-million-year-old rhino species    North Texas e-News

Texas Signed off on the Restoration of This Old Coal Mine. Now a Leaky Landfill Is Contaminating Groundwater. - Mother Jones
11/3/2019 2:00:00 AM
Texas Signed off on the Restoration of This Old Coal Mine. Now a Leaky Landfill Is Contaminating Groundwater.    Mother Jones

Alcoa got Texas to approve lower cleanup standards for a coal mine - The Texas Tribune
10/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Alcoa got Texas to approve lower cleanup standards for a coal mine    The Texas Tribune

Starting Up Is Big In Texas - Business Facilities Magazine
10/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Starting Up Is Big In Texas    Business Facilities Magazine

Black coyote spotted in rural Texas - RFD-TV
10/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Black coyote spotted in rural Texas    RFD-TV

Bois d'Arc Lake Mitigation Area to serve as regional site for Texas Native Seeds Program research - North Texas e-News
10/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bois d'Arc Lake Mitigation Area to serve as regional site for Texas Native Seeds Program research    North Texas e-News

AgriLife Extension explores hemp issues, answers in Oklahoma, Colorado tour - North Texas e-News
9/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
AgriLife Extension explores hemp issues, answers in Oklahoma, Colorado tour    North Texas e-News

USDA to invest up to $300 million in partner-driven conservation - North Texas e-News
9/13/2019 1:30:14 PM
USDA to invest up to $300 million in partner-driven conservation    North Texas e-News

Bois d'Arc Lake: State fisheries managers reeling over possibilities at East Texas' newest bass fishery - North Texas e-News
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bois d'Arc Lake: State fisheries managers reeling over possibilities at East Texas' newest bass fishery    North Texas e-News

State lawmakers make push to allow Texas farmers to grow industrial hemp - Athens Daily Review
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
State lawmakers make push to allow Texas farmers to grow industrial hemp    Athens Daily Review

Could Hemp be an Economic Lifeline for Rural Texas Towns? - The Texas Observer
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Could Hemp be an Economic Lifeline for Rural Texas Towns?    The Texas Observer

See the latest business leads in North Texas-April 5, 2019 - Dallas - Dallas Business Journal
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
See the latest business leads in North Texas-April 5, 2019 - Dallas    Dallas Business Journal

Need Texas property tax relief? Here's one strange loophole. - The Texas Tribune
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Need Texas property tax relief? Here's one strange loophole.    The Texas Tribune

Fight over wind power rises up in Texas - Austin American-Statesman
4/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fight over wind power rises up in Texas    Austin American-Statesman

Their coal plant is gone, the golden age is over. What's next for the people of Milam County, Texas? - Dallas News
7/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Their coal plant is gone, the golden age is over. What's next for the people of Milam County, Texas?    Dallas News

Appraisal Districts News Items
Analysis: Midland’s tax collection is going to be higher than other West Texas communities - Midland Reporter-Telegram
10/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Analysis: Midland’s tax collection is going to be higher than other West Texas communities    Midland Reporter-Telegram

Cheniere to Texas Supreme Court: Stop Nueces County from double taxing LNG facility - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
9/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cheniere to Texas Supreme Court: Stop Nueces County from double taxing LNG facility    Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Chandler Crouch: A One Man Army for Property Taxpayers - Texas Scorecard
9/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Chandler Crouch: A One Man Army for Property Taxpayers    Texas Scorecard

A new Texas law orders a school board president to quit his job. But in defiance, he says, 'no' - Dallas News
8/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
A new Texas law orders a school board president to quit his job. But in defiance, he says, 'no'    Dallas News

Fort Worth area official sets up clash with new law on appraisal district employees - The Texas Monitor
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fort Worth area official sets up clash with new law on appraisal district employees    The Texas Monitor

New conflict of interest law could hit small towns hard - The Texas Monitor
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
New conflict of interest law could hit small towns hard    The Texas Monitor

Law Forces Denton Appraiser to End Conflict of Interest - Texas Scorecard
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Law Forces Denton Appraiser to End Conflict of Interest    Texas Scorecard

Legislation Relating to Public Finance Enacted by the 86th Texas Legislature (Regular Session) - JD Supra
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislation Relating to Public Finance Enacted by the 86th Texas Legislature (Regular Session)    JD Supra

Breaking it down: This is how the new Texas property tax law affects you - Dallas News
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Breaking it down: This is how the new Texas property tax law affects you    Dallas News

Texas homeowners get more tools to fight property tax hikes under new law - Houston Chronicle
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas homeowners get more tools to fight property tax hikes under new law    Houston Chronicle

4 Texas Legislature Close To Passing Highly Contested Property Tax Reform Houston Property Management Houston Property - Bisnow
5/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
4 Texas Legislature Close To Passing Highly Contested Property Tax Reform Houston Property Management Houston Property    Bisnow

Texas Legislature may be headed soon to high-stakes showdown on property taxes, schools - Dallas News
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Legislature may be headed soon to high-stakes showdown on property taxes, schools    Dallas News

Warning to Texas renters on property taxes: ‘You’re being eaten for lunch’ - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Warning to Texas renters on property taxes: ‘You’re being eaten for lunch’    Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Mad about Texas property taxes? Cap appraisals, not local government revenue, senator says - Dallas News
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mad about Texas property taxes? Cap appraisals, not local government revenue, senator says    Dallas News

This Texas law knocks over $1B off property tax bills - mostly for big business - San Antonio Express-News
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
This Texas law knocks over $1B off property tax bills - mostly for big business    San Antonio Express-News

Texas Senate approves limit on property tax rate hikes - Northdallasgazette
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Senate approves limit on property tax rate hikes    Northdallasgazette

Need Texas property tax relief? Here's one strange loophole. - The Texas Tribune
4/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Need Texas property tax relief? Here's one strange loophole.    The Texas Tribune

Texas considers making home sales prices public - Austin Business Journal
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas considers making home sales prices public    Austin Business Journal

When big businesses want to fight their property tax bills, Texas law hands them an easy tool, critics say - 550 KTSA
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
When big businesses want to fight their property tax bills, Texas law hands them an easy tool, critics say    550 KTSA

Local leaders at odds with Texas legislative focus on slowing property tax growth - Community Impact Newspaper
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Local leaders at odds with Texas legislative focus on slowing property tax growth    Community Impact Newspaper

The Watchdog: Can Texas fix its broken property tax system? These lawmakers' ideas might not have a chance - Denton Record Chronicle
3/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Watchdog: Can Texas fix its broken property tax system? These lawmakers' ideas might not have a chance    Denton Record Chronicle

Can Texas fix its broken property tax system? These lawmakers' ideas might not have a chance - Dallas News
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Can Texas fix its broken property tax system? These lawmakers' ideas might not have a chance    Dallas News

How do Texas governments calculate your property taxes? Here's a primer. - The Texas Tribune
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
How do Texas governments calculate your property taxes? Here's a primer.    The Texas Tribune

It takes more than three high officials to make Texas laws - The Texas Tribune
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
It takes more than three high officials to make Texas laws    The Texas Tribune

Texas property appraisal system needs a major revamp - San Antonio - San Antonio Business Journal
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas property appraisal system needs a major revamp - San Antonio    San Antonio Business Journal

Verify: Property values fall for big corporations in Texas, while yours rise - WFAA.com
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Verify: Property values fall for big corporations in Texas, while yours rise    WFAA.com

Property tax relief available to Texas homeowners through homestead exemptions - The Texas Tribune
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Property tax relief available to Texas homeowners through homestead exemptions    The Texas Tribune

What does 'land value' mean for your property taxes? Curious Texas and Watchdog have the answers - Dallas News
5/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
What does 'land value' mean for your property taxes? Curious Texas and Watchdog have the answers    Dallas News

Local taxes in Texas have been rising to help pay for education. Who is to blame? - The Texas Tribune
2/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Local taxes in Texas have been rising to help pay for education. Who is to blame?    The Texas Tribune

Texas homeowners affected by Harvey are about to see their property values drop - The Texas Tribune
10/20/2017 3:00:00 AM
Texas homeowners affected by Harvey are about to see their property values drop    The Texas Tribune

Who's to blame for your rising property taxes? Here's what Texans think - The Texas Tribune
8/17/2017 3:00:00 AM
Who's to blame for your rising property taxes? Here's what Texans think    The Texas Tribune

How to file a Texas property tax protest — and why you must - Dallas News
4/20/2017 3:00:00 AM
How to file a Texas property tax protest — and why you must    Dallas News

Austin Sues Texas Over "Unequal" Property Appraisal System - Texas Tribune
8/24/2015 3:00:00 AM
Austin Sues Texas Over "Unequal" Property Appraisal System    Texas Tribune

Conservation Easements News Items
Support Texas Parks, Flood Control by Voting in Constitutional Amendment Election - Rivard Report
11/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Support Texas Parks, Flood Control by Voting in Constitutional Amendment Election    Rivard Report

Environmentalists Create Nonprofit Texas Coastal Exchange - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
8/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Environmentalists Create Nonprofit Texas Coastal Exchange    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for preserving coastal lands, combating global warming - Houston Chronicle
8/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for preserving coastal lands, combating global warming    Houston Chronicle

CLEAN WATER ACT: 'A Texas-sized development on top of the Continental Divide' - E&E News
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
CLEAN WATER ACT: 'A Texas-sized development on top of the Continental Divide'    E&E News

Texas Land Conservation Assistance Network Launches in May 2019 - Exciting news is coming to private landowners in Texas! The formal launch of the Texas Land Conservation Assistance Network (Texas LandCAN) will be announced at a special event o... - Gilmer Mirror
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Land Conservation Assistance Network Launches in May 2019 - Exciting news is coming to private landowners in Texas! The formal launch of the Texas Land Conservation Assistance Network (Texas LandCAN) will be announced at a special event o...    Gilmer Mirror

Texas has 60 ocelots left. Let’s save them. [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas has 60 ocelots left. Let’s save them. [Opinion]    Houston Chronicle

For sale: Go inside 2 ranches in the Texas Panhandle - WFAA.com
5/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
For sale: Go inside 2 ranches in the Texas Panhandle    WFAA.com

Former Invacare CEO Mal Mixon lists 2 Texas ranches for sale - Dallas Business Journal
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Former Invacare CEO Mal Mixon lists 2 Texas ranches for sale    Dallas Business Journal

Texas Land Trends report shows value of conservation easements to ag, water, wildlife - AgriLife Today
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Land Trends report shows value of conservation easements to ag, water, wildlife    AgriLife Today

Texas Crop and Weather Report - Feb. 12, 2019 - AgriLife Today
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Crop and Weather Report - Feb. 12, 2019    AgriLife Today

DNA of Wolf Declared Extinct in Wild Found Living on Texas Gulf Coast - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
1/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
DNA of Wolf Declared Extinct in Wild Found Living on Texas Gulf Coast    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dogs in Texas carry DNA of extinct red wolf, researchers say - Las Vegas Review-Journal
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dogs in Texas carry DNA of extinct red wolf, researchers say    Las Vegas Review-Journal

Red wolf DNA found in Texas pack - Austin American-Statesman
1/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Red wolf DNA found in Texas pack    Austin American-Statesman

Texas to propose new plan to protect threatened lizard - Texas Tribune
6/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Texas to propose new plan to protect threatened lizard    Texas Tribune

Iconic Mountain in West Texas Forever Protected Thanks to Conservation Easement - Wide Open Country
11/22/2016 3:00:00 AM
Iconic Mountain in West Texas Forever Protected Thanks to Conservation Easement    Wide Open Country

Texas Lost Over 1 Million Acres Of Private Farm and Ranch Land In 15 Years - StateImpact Texas
10/2/2014 3:00:00 AM
Texas Lost Over 1 Million Acres Of Private Farm and Ranch Land In 15 Years    StateImpact Texas

Succession Planning News Items
Texas Teachers CIO Albright to step down - Pensions & Investments
11/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Teachers CIO Albright to step down    Pensions & Investments

Golden State Expands to Texas Welcoming Alexandre Murphy from Edward Jones - GlobeNewswire
11/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Golden State Expands to Texas Welcoming Alexandre Murphy from Edward Jones    GlobeNewswire

Texas RIA orders $366,218 refill to coffee shop investors - InvestmentNews
11/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas RIA orders $366,218 refill to coffee shop investors    InvestmentNews

Allegiance in Texas taps insider as next CEO - American Banker
10/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Allegiance in Texas taps insider as next CEO    American Banker

Texas Joins Exodus from Fisher Investments As Ken Apologizes to His Home Town - Financial Advisor IQ
10/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas Joins Exodus from Fisher Investments As Ken Apologizes to His Home Town    Financial Advisor IQ

Fisher divestment tops $3 billion after Texas pension bolts - InvestmentNews
10/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fisher divestment tops $3 billion after Texas pension bolts    InvestmentNews

Texas pulls license of adviser who sold Future Income Payments - InvestmentNews
10/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas pulls license of adviser who sold Future Income Payments    InvestmentNews

Mauldin To Lead Texas Tech Excellence In Banking Program And de la Cruz To Become CEO Of First Financial Hereford Region - PRNewswire
10/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mauldin To Lead Texas Tech Excellence In Banking Program And de la Cruz To Become CEO Of First Financial Hereford Region    PRNewswire

F. Scott Dueser Named 2019 Distinguished Alumni By Texas Tech University - PRNewswire
9/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
F. Scott Dueser Named 2019 Distinguished Alumni By Texas Tech University    PRNewswire

CAPTRUST To Acquire Texas Advisory With $3.7B In AUM - Financial Advisor Magazine
8/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
CAPTRUST To Acquire Texas Advisory With $3.7B In AUM    Financial Advisor Magazine

Texas hybrid managing $530 million goes RIA - InvestmentNews
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas hybrid managing $530 million goes RIA    InvestmentNews

Education Credit Union in Texas snags Georgia executive for next CEO - Credit Union Journal
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Education Credit Union in Texas snags Georgia executive for next CEO    Credit Union Journal

Texas suspends one adviser, orders second to repay commissions - InvestmentNews
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas suspends one adviser, orders second to repay commissions    InvestmentNews

Lawsuits, Countersuits, Thrills, And Spills: Shh, I Am Buying Texas Pacific Land - Seeking Alpha
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lawsuits, Countersuits, Thrills, And Spills: Shh, I Am Buying Texas Pacific Land    Seeking Alpha

Morgan Stanley Pins Hopes on Changing Judge's Mind in Texas Defection Fight - Financial Advisor IQ
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Morgan Stanley Pins Hopes on Changing Judge's Mind in Texas Defection Fight    Financial Advisor IQ

Texas adviser managing $341.5 million becomes RIA - InvestmentNews
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Texas adviser managing $341.5 million becomes RIA    InvestmentNews

Baylor Health Care System CU snags CEO from fellow Texas institution - Credit Union Journal
3/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Baylor Health Care System CU snags CEO from fellow Texas institution    Credit Union Journal

Star of Texas Credit Union gets new sheriff - Credit Union Journal
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Star of Texas Credit Union gets new sheriff    Credit Union Journal

American Bank in Texas has new CEO - American Banker
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
American Bank in Texas has new CEO    American Banker

Small Maryland CU hunting for new leadership as CEO heads for Texas - Credit Union Journal
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Small Maryland CU hunting for new leadership as CEO heads for Texas    Credit Union Journal

Marshall attorney honored by Texas Bar College | Business - Marshall News Messenger
12/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
Marshall attorney honored by Texas Bar College | Business    Marshall News Messenger

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