Landowner Alert System 3-6-20

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Conservation Easement Presentations

Braun & Gresham Conservation Easement attorneys, Margaret Menicucci and Kathryn Tancig, spoke to landowners at both the Creating a Land Legacy: Comal County Landowner Workshop and the Texas Land Conservation Conference in February about the benefits and financial incentives of conservation easements. The primary reason landowners consider conservation easements is to preserve and protect legacy lands and unique natural resources, but there are also timing considerations that should be taken into account. At Braun & Gresham, we use a wide variety of tools to accomplish your goals and develop a conservation easement that fits your circumstances and timing best. If you are considering a conservation easement and would like to learn more, contact us at (512) 894-5426 or

TX Attorney General Opinion: Estray Laws Apply in All Counties

Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, issued an opinion in December on an interesting issue related to fence law.  Do the statutory estray laws apply in both open and closed range counties?  According to the Attorney General, he believes that Texas courts would rule that estray laws apply in all counties, whether open or closed range…
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Pipeline Could Damage Oaks

Kinder Morgan has frantically raced to clear Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat on its 145-mile route through the Hill Country in less than two weeks since its endangered species permit was okayed Feb. 15. In its mad rush, the company has endangered much more than the small songbird that began its protected breeding season on March 1. Tree clearing crews have implemented almost none of the required preventive measures to reduce the spread of oak wilt…
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