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Learn how HCC is looking ahead to strategically consider how to better leverage limited funds and make an ever greater impact in future years!
by Frank Davis, HCC Director of Land Conservation
Read a personal letter from Frank about his reflections on a recent visit to 700 Springs Ranch and insight into a new way to think about our state water needs.
A recent example is found in Travis County, Texas, where on November 8 voters approved $82.1 million to buy land for parks and open space. It may come as a surprise to some, but the outcome of the Travis County vote was hardly unusual.
It is a harsh and well-known reality that we are now in the worst drought in a very long time, and there’s no clear indication that it will let up any time soon. Many of us living in urban and suburban areas are subject to the “hydro-illogical cycle”, which starts with awareness as a result of drought, followed by panic, …
To date, through partnerships with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Austin, the Houston Endowment and LCRA, the Storm family and Hill Country Conservancy have protected over 3,500 acres of Storm Ranch.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) recently awarded Hays County a $100,000 Texas Recreational Trails Fund grant for public access trails on the 384-acre Howe pasture at Dahlstrom Ranch.
Frank Davis interviews Anne Brockenbrough on how she made her way to Texas, her dreams and aspirations, her love of horses, and her vision of Brockenbrough Ranch.
After 21/2 years of hard work, HCC has acquired a conservation easement on the historic Dahlstrom Ranch!