Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Bald Eagle in Coastal Texas

The bald eagle, our national emblem, is one of the most charismatic birds in Texas. It’s a species that people will stop to watch;...
Goose Island Oak is estimated to be 1,100 years old.

Selecting and Planting Shade Trees

If your landscape needs shade trees, spring is a good time to plant them. Planting trees in winter and early spring gives them time...
Texas Horned Lizard-TPWD-decline

Texas Horned Lizards

Few species conjure up visions of the southwestern United States quite like the horned lizard. With its spines, this flat-bodied lizard fits perfectly in...
Rattlesnakes one of Texas' venomous snakes.

Ask an Ag Attorney: Snake Bites on my Property?

Question: If someone is bitten by a snake on my land, can I be held liable?This is a great question, and as I was...

Preventing Saddle Theft

When cattle prices are high, a rise in cattle theft and other agricultural-related crime such as saddle theft accompany the good market. In 2014,...
Round Top Wildflowers

Round Top Wildflowers

Texas’ Spectacular Spring Wildflowers Editor's note: Always on the lookout for Round Top wildflowers, we have seen bluebonnets between Chappell Hill and Brenham...how about you? If...
Round Top Antique Show Fall 2017 Dates

Real Estate in the Roundtopolis

Real Estate in the RoundtopolisAs the population in urban areas grows, the footprints of cities cover more land making open space just a little...
The Garden Company's bowl makes a good Round Top Gift

Round Top Gift Giving

‘Tis the Season for Gift Giving in Round Top ‘Tis the season for gift giving in Round Top and the entire Roundtopolis. Everyone, regardless of...
Wildlife Tax Valuation Basics

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...

Rural Real Estate Buyer Advice

Expert Advice for Rural Real Estate BuyersCollectively, our panel of experts (Roger Chambers, Cathy Cole, Grover Hillbolt, Pam Langord and Sandy Reed) has 125...