More Travis County Land Conserved

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Conservation Easements, News & Events | No Comments

Braun & Gresham attorneys David Braun and Margaret Menicucci have been honored to work with several amazing families in conserving their Travis County properties this year. As previously addressed in this blog, Margaret Menicucci helped her clients navigate the complex … Continue reading

Los Madrones Ranch Conservation

On February 28, 2018, the owners of Los Madrones Ranch in western Travis County closed on the sale of a conservation easement that preserves 396 acres of open space, creeks, and sensitive bird habitat. The landowners, Mike Murphy and Julie … Continue reading

Conservation Easement Workshop

“The Cibolo Conservancy Land Trust, in partnership with the Hill Country Alliance, is hosting a landowner workshop on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 2-5pm at the Cibolo Nature Center Auditorium in Boerne. This workshop will focus on conservation easements — … Continue reading

Estate Planning in the Hill Country: What Every Landowner Needs to Know

Thomas Hall will be presenting at the Cibolo Nature Center in Boerne on September 21, 2016. His presentation titled “Estate Planning in the Hill Country: What Every Landowner Needs to Know” will cover estate planning specific to rural landowners, including … Continue reading

Who Do You Give Your Land To When You Have No Heirs?

I’ve recently counseled a client who owned a large ranch, but didn’t know what to do with the land when she died. She had no children or extended family but she deeply loved her land and wanted the land protected … Continue reading

The Return of the Conservation Tax Incentives

On July 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “America Gives More Act,” a package of five changes to the tax code, with a bipartisan majority vote of 277-130.  The bill includes a provision to permanently reinstate the federal … Continue reading

Thomas Hall Presenting at the Cibolo Nature Center on April 16

  Thomas Hall is partnering with the Cibolo Nature Conservancy and will deliver an educational and informational presentation at the Cibolo Nature Center on April 16, beginning at 6:00 pm. The topic of his presentation is entitled, “Estate Planning in … Continue reading

Patrick Reznik to Speak at San Antonio Board of Realtors Farm and Land Marketing Session

Patrick Reznik is partnering with the San Antonio Board of Realtors (SABOR) and will speak at their upcoming Farm and Land Marketing session. The topic of his speech is entitled, “Transmission Lines and Pipelines: routing, condemnation and easements”. This event … Continue reading

Farm Bill Update: The Agriculture Act of 2014 and Conservation

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Blog, Conservation Easements, News, News & Events | No Comments

With the enactment of the Agriculture Act of 2014, known to most of us as the Farm Bill, landowners have more certainty about the availability of federal funds for conservation on farm and ranch lands. The Farm Bill provides up … Continue reading

Open Your Conservation Toolbox in February

Braun & Gresham is pleased to present The Conservation Toolbox workshop on Wednesday, February 26th, at the 2014 Texas Land Conservation Conference in Austin. This informative workshop presents a variety of options for conservation-minded landowners who aren’t quite ready to … Continue reading

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