2018 Lone Star Land Steward: Trail Ranch – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]



Recognizing that habitat degradation didn’t occur overnight, and neither does restoration, Justin and Tamara Trail have taken a step-by-step approach to managing their Shackelford County ranch. One of the fundamental objectives for the Trail Ranch is to manage the land and the plant community to benefit from moisture when it occurs and to sustain a healthy habitat even during drought conditions. They have made strides in improving the land for wildlife, particularly bobwhite quail, turkey and deer through brush control, native plant restoration and other best management practices.
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  1. Tina Gallagher says:

    A lot of people who don't live in the country don't realize that ranchers are the PRIMARY custodians of the land and care for it more than anyone- their livelihood depends on taking care of it.

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