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Larry Weishuhn World Hunter

Larry Weishuhn: Hunting his Dream by Lorie Woodward Cantu Larry Weishuhn, outdoor writer, speaker and television personality, has pursued big game all over the world, but the hunt that looms largest in his memory occurred near…

Real Estate in the Roundtopolis

Real Estate in the Roundtopolis As the population in urban areas grows, the footprints of cities cover more land making open space just a little more scarce. As urban areas grow so do the crowds, making elbow room just a little more…

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics by Ruben Cantu and Greg Simons Wildlife Biologists Wildlife Consultants, Inc. Thanks to 1-d-1 valuation -- including wildlife tax valuation -- open space land in Texas can be taxed at its production value…

Rural Real Estate Buyer Advice

Expert Advice for Rural Real Estate Buyers Collectively, our panel of experts (Roger Chambers, Cathy Cole, Grover Hillbolt, Pam Langord and Sandy Reed) has 125 years of experience connecting buyers to their dream properties in the Round…

Monarch Butterflies

With its brilliant orange and black wings, the monarch is one of the most recognizable butterflies. Some call it the “king of the butterflies.” The name “monarch” can be traced back to early North American settlers who named the impressive…

Bobwhite Quail

One of my greatest childhood memories was visiting my aunt’s dairy in north Texas and listening to the distinctive call of the bobwhite quail. A small creek lined with trees separated two of the fields where she grazed the cattle on a…

Qualifying for Wildlife Management Tax Valuation

by Meredith Longoria Conservation Initiatives Specialist Texas Parks and Wildlife Department A landowner’s ability to manage property for wildlife habitat as an agricultural practice is unique to Texas. Under wildlife management tax…