August 2018 BLOG POSTS

Private Property Rights Matter For Collective Conservation

The iconography of Texas centers in fierce independence and rugged individualism.  The Battle of the Alamo, early Texas Ranger companies patrolling the frontier, and cowboys wrangling vast cattle herds all come to mind.  Texas has a unique history in which many are familiar although... Read More >


Addressing the interconnected issues of energy sprawl

In a so-called post-truth era, we are actually collecting more data on a wider variety of factors than ever before. These data sources can—and should—help us to make better decisions on a range of comprehensive issues. Communicating this data and insight, and the resulting perspectives,... Read More >


Actionable solutions for a new West Texas

  The Nature Conservancy states that the largest loss of open space is now caused by energy sprawl—the amount of land resources developed for the production of energy from both fossil and renewable resources and all of the associated infrastructure. Nowhere is this phenomenon more... Read More >


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