Texas families who want to protect their land and their family heritage for generations to come can learn about tools and strategies for all aspects of landownership. This workshop, hosted by the Texas A&M School of Law Program in Natural Resources Systems, will provide useful information for landowners, ranch real estate agents, and for professionals who counsel individuals on land management. Topics include conservation easements and estate tax planning, fencing laws, and strategies for dealing with condemnation.
9:45 – 10:00am Welcome
John Tomecek, Extension Wildlife Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Mark Steinbach, Executive Director, Texas Land Conservancy
10:00 – 11:00am Conservation Easements and Estate Tax Benefits: Tools for Voluntary Land Conservation
Jim Bradbury, Attorney, James D. Bradbury PLLC
11:00 – 12:00pm Fence Laws in Texas and Landowner Liability
Kyle Weldon and Jordan S Hayes, Law Students, Texas A&M Law School
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:30pm Partnering for Conservation: A Landowner Perspective
Chuck Snakard, Landowner, Chalk Mountain Ranch – Somervell County
1:30 – 2:30pm Condemnation Strategies and Solutions: How to Protect Your Property
Luke Ellis, Attorney, Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge
2:30 – 3:15pm Q&A/Discussion with all presenters
Attendees can park in any of the three lots below:
- Howdy Lot (directly behind the law school with entrance at E 15th Street);
- Gig ‘Em Lot (entrance at E. 14th Street); and
- Reveille Lot (entrance on E 16th Street).
Parking is on a first-come-first-serve basis. A parking pass is not required. If the lots are full, there are on-street metered spaces all around the law school. The main entrance to the law school is on Commerce Street, just in front of the Water Gardens.
For more information, please contact:
Director of Partnerships and Outreach
Texas Land Conservancy
512.301.6363 | firstname.lastname@example.org