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Canyon Lake – Advocating for Land, Water, and Wildlife in Comal County
August 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ADVOCATING FOR LAND, WATER, AND WILDLIFE IN COMAL COUNTY
Dear Friends of the Comal County Conservation Alliance,
Please join us for our next Community Meeting on Tuesday, August 14th, from 6:00-8:00 PM at the GVTC Auditorium in the Canyon Lake/Smithson Valley area (36101 FM 3159, New Braunfels, TX 78132). Many of you are receiving our Meeting Invitation for the first time and we extend a special welcome to you as we reach out to include more people who are interested in preserving the unique open lands and habitats in our county and protecting the aquifer we all depend on.
We have some new plans to tell you about and an interesting and informative speaker, James Oliver, of the Texas Agricultural Land Trust, who will be explaining ” Conservation Easements – How They Really Work.” We hope you’ll join us to learn about this important land conservation opportunity, one which helps preserve open lands in Comal County while leaving a legacy of conservation.
6:00 – Welcome and Introductions
6:10 – What’s going on in Comal County; updates and announcements from partner groups
6:25 – Committee Chair reports on progress and planned activities of CCCA
6:45 – Speaker: James Oliver, on “Conservation Easements – How They Really Work.” James, a lifelong rancher, is the Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Agricultural Land Trust, and brings a unique understanding of land ownership and succession to his work helping landowners understand available options for financial assistance and legacy decisions.
7:30 – Committees break into groups for planning sessions. Every one is encouraged to join in with the group that interests you most, hear what they’re doing and help with the planning!
7:55 – Wrap-up. Next meeting details: September 11, 6:00-8:00 PM, GVTC Auditorium. Please check our website for speaker and topic information.
8:00 – Adjourn
Come, get involved! Help us protect open spaces and preserve priority areas in Comal County. We hope to see you at the GVTC Auditorium on Tuesday, August 14th, at 6:00 PM.
SAVE THE DATE: You’re invited to a “Celebration for Conservation” – our inaugural social event and first fundraiser – Tuesday, September 18th, 4:00-8:00 PM at the Gruene Grove patio bar! No entry fee, live band, signature appetizers and a great silent auction! Please plan to join us for the fun!