Land's sake! Six Texas landowners to be honored by TPWDLand's sake! Six Texas landowners to be honored by TPWDhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=129552016-04-22T05:00:00Z2016-04-22T15:00:00Z​​AUSTIN – Every year, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, honors landowners from across the state with the Lone Star Land Steward Award for their contributions to natural resource conservation and management.

TPWD has selected the following landowners from six ecologically diverse regions of the state as some of the best examples of sound habitat management this year:
  • Blackland Prairie: T Star Ranch, Navarro County (Bruce and Shirley Thomas, owners/managers)
  • Edwards Plateau: Winkler Ranch, Blanco County (Matt and Peggy Winkler, owners; Derek Birck, manager)
  • Gulf Prairies and Marshes: Parks Ranch, Goliad County (Cuervo Ranch Holdings Ltd., owner; Crow Ranches Inc., manager)
  • Post Oaks and Prairies: Pecore Farm, Fayette County (Albert and Wilda Pecore, owners/managers)
  • South Texas: San Pedro Ranch, Dimmit, and Maverick Counties (Fitzsimons and Howard families, owners; Chase Currie, manager)
  • Trans-Pecos: Harkins Ranch, Terrell and Pecos Counties (Harkins family, owners/managers)
Steve Nelle of Tom Green County will also be recognized for his efforts in landowner outreach and education.
Texas Parks & Wildlife
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