Land Stewardship and Restoration | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

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how usda nrcs can aid your land management

 

Did you know that through the National Resource Conservation Service in Texas, eligible landowners can receive financial and technical assistance in natural resource management?  Through grants, incentive programs, and stewardship programs, Texas landowners can find ways to sustainably manage their land and production. The goal of the program is to help implement conservative practices into your land, so not only will you be able to have immediate help with your land, but you will have secured the future for your land.

 

Not only does the United States Department of Agriculture offer financial aid, but they also have programs that help in landscape planning, which includes ways to avoid watershed damage from the flash floods that

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A blight on the land of most ranch-owners in Texas is feral hog overpopulation. This post is an overview of wild pigs and their effects on the land you own or are looking to own.

  

Not only do they tear up the land, but feral hogs can spread E Coli and other diseases to humans and other animals, kill native species, and contaminate water sources. This invasive species can thrive in 79% of Texas and their population continues to increase exponentially. A study from 2004 estimated that Texas had around $52 million in damages annually resulting from feral hogs. Now, that estimation reaches as high as $1.5 billion nationwide. Needless to say, their presence within Texas is detrimental to ranching and landowning.

To get an idea of the scope of

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A hunting lease is an agreement between you (the lessor) and hunters or anglers (the lessees) that allows them to visit and hunt on your land for a specified time period. Your lessees pay you per acre or per lessee for their hunting experience. 

This post will give you a quick rundown of hunting leases as well as resources to help you get started if you decide you would like to lease your own land out or if you are looking for a place to privately hunt.

What is a hunting lease?

Types of Land Leases:

It is good to know that you have options when wanting to lease out your own property or if you are searching for private land to start hunting on. That being said, it is good to keep in mind that a landowner can only agree to as much as their land is capable of providing,

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