Landowners Study the Riparian Zone

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  Landowners Study the Riparian Zone   There are a great deal of facets that come along with owning rural property; the land steward must study and understand everything there is to know in all areas to create and maintain a working ranch or even a family getaway that is focused on hunting, fishing or […]

Buyers & Sellers of Property Rejoice

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  In Houston, Texas land doesn’t only sell inside the Loop. In fact, when it comes to ranch land outside the Houston area, buyers are discovering some of the most lucrative and exciting deals available in the country.   The Houston office of Republic Ranches, LLC is operated by Jeff Boswell. As one of the […]

Birds of Texas

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  The Birds of Texas   From regional giants to the rare Mexican visitor, it’s truly amazing to bird-watch in the Lone Star State. With each section of Texas being so varied in both climate and area, the incredible number of species to be found is almost downright magical.   As 2014 begins to close […]

The Art of the Past

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  The Art of the Past   Texas is a state of history, with ancient settlements, communities, and even caves that offer true works of art from the past.   An incredibly stunning and mysterious locale in Texas is one visitors are amazed by on a daily basis. It is the largest and most varied […]

Rewarding Land Ownership Stems from Spirit

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  Rewarding Land Ownership Stems from Spirit   When ‘Dallas’ is mentioned in conversation, most minds immediately think of either a magnificent city or, of course, the much-beloved NFL Cowboys. What many may not realize, however, is that Dallas, Texas is a lot like a compass when it comes to looking for the perfect ranch […]

Defending a Homeland

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  Defending a Homeland   The Lone Star State was home to hundreds of Native American Indians. The Apache dominated most of West Texas, and there were two groups among them – the Lipan and the Mescalero – that were hugely important to the growth of Texas.   Apaches were among the first to learn […]

Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind

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  Spotlighting the Texas State of Mind   There are two ‘values’ when it comes to buying rural real estate: financial and intrinsic. The financial is obvious; land is a stable and reliable investment in this day and age. More important, many times, is the non-financial intrinsic value; a deep-rooted, innate, core value. It is […]

Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils

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  Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils Brought to you by the Henry Family Growing olives in the Lone Star State is all about climate. “Even today people tell us that we can’t grow olives in Texas, but they are basing their opinions on a lot of antiquated information,” says Jim Henry of Texas Olive […]