A Sept. 29 workshop in Fort Worth will guide landowners through the legal aspects of protecting their property under a range of circumstances.
Event speaker Dr. John Tomeček, AgriLife Extension assistant professor and wildlife specialist, San Angelo, said the event will be especially useful for landowners, ranch realtors and other professionals who provide land management consultation. But the $10 workshop is open to anyone who wishes to attend.
The program agenda will be:
- 9:45 – 10 a.m. – Welcome: Tomeček, Mark Steinbach, executive director, Texas Land Conservancy.
- 10 – 11 a.m. – Conservation Easements and Estate Tax Benefits: Tools for Voluntary Land Conservation – Jim Bradbury, attorney.
- 11 a.m. – noon – Fence Laws in Texas and Landowner Liability: Kyle Weldon and Jordan Hayes, law students.
- Noon – 1 p.m. – Lunch.
- 1– 1:30 p.m. – Partnering for Conservation: A Landowner Perspective – Chuck Snakard, landowner, Chalk Mountain Ranch, Somervell County.
- 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Condemnation Strategies and Solutions: How to Protect Your Property- Luke Ellis, attorney.
- 2:30 – 3:15 p.m. – Question and answer session with all presenters.
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