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

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

Braun & Gresham Announces 2014 Webinar Series

Braun & Gresham is proud to announce our 2014 webinar series, kicking off on January 8, 2014 with Conservation Easements 101 with Thomas Hall. The upcoming year will feature webinars from top tips for purchasing rural land to risk management … Continue reading

TWA Magazine Runs 6-Part Series on Conservation Easements

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Conservation Easements, News | 2 Comments

Starting in February, the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA)  Magazine began running a special, 6-part series every other month on conservation easements that was developed in collaboration with the Texas Agricultural Land Trust (TALT). August marks the 4th installment in this … Continue reading

Thomas Hall to Speak at Planned Giving Council of Central Texas Monthly Meeting 9/23

Planned Giving Council of Central Texas Monthly Meeting September 23rd 11:30-1pm Featuring: Thomas Hall speaking on How to Advise Donors on Giving Rural Real Estate When Conservation is their Goal Charitable donations of rural real estate pose significant challenges to … Continue reading