I have grown up very attached to the land and the wild, I worked on my grandfather’s ranch as soon as I was able. I also have a deep connection through hunting and fishing, the land feeds my family. It is also a spiritual connection, it feeds my soul.
Region Manager - Central Texas
After generations of farming and ranching, I truly feel connected to the land and my family ranch. I'm here to help you feel the same connection to your land.
Region Manager - East Texas Pines & Prairies
My dad took me hunting in south Texas every weekend growing up, which turned into a love and passion for the outdoors and a desire to go into a wildlife management career.
Director of Sales
Growing up spending time on the farm with my dad provided memories that are cherished and training that stuck. I pray it will do the same for my children. Land, to me, represents family.
Landowner Account Manager
My connection to the land began growing up in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I have so many fond memories of the freedom of exploration and the many adventures with my siblings amongst the trees and wildlife that surrounded our home.
I feel connected to the land just being surrounded by nature. I feel total peace whether at the vast ocean or in the breathtaking mountains.
Ecological Services Team
Director of Ecological Services, Certified Wildlife Biologist, Registered Property Tax Consultant
I'm connected to the land by my family’s heritage as blackland farmers, my joy in observing and sharing nature’s wonders and diversity, and the understanding that our welfare is dependent on healthy lands and waters.
Senior Wildlife Biologist - Central Texas, Registered Property Tax Consultant
I am connected to the land through stewardship and an intense desire to provide a myriad of memories for myself and children through nature viewing and wildlife watching.
My ever present need to extend a sense of ethical responsibility keeps me connected to the land.
Senior Wildlife Biologist - East Texas, Certified Wildlife Biologist
As a lifelong student of the land, I have an appreciation for all it offers on many different levels. I feel a deep connection and a sense of responsibility toward good stewardship with future generations in mind.
To me, land means abundance, and not in just space, food, and water, but in life, discovery, and quiet.
Staff Biologist I
For myself, land and its wilderness serve as a symbol of quiet renewal and the idea of connecting to something larger; anchoring myself to those things is something I chase after and have woven deeply into my identity.
Staff Biologist I - GIS Specialist
Ever since receiving my degree in wildlife biology I’ve had an insatiable thirst for knowledge of the natural environment and wildlife around me.
Staff Biologist I - Annual Reports, Associate Wildlife Biologist
Being exposed to native Texas wildlife and the beautiful scenery of the Hill Country at a young age has always fueled my passion for conserving land and wildlife for the generations to come after me, so they too can get to experience the land as I did.
Staff Biologist I, Associate Wildlife Biologist
Aldo Leopold said it best, “there are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.”
Staff Biologist I - Annual Reports
We have entered an age in which it has become our duty to protect and provide for the land that has provided us with so much.
Owning 10 unrestricted acres in Dripping has given me a spiritual connection with wildlife and flora that I get to see every day. Working at Plateau makes that connection even more meaningful.
Products & Services Team
Products & Services Division Manager
My connection to the land lies in the appreciation of where good land stewardship and the beauty of nature intersect and in trying to get to that end I truly enjoy being literally connected to the land by work boots with chainsaw in hand.
Products & Services Division Assistant Manager
I am connected to the land as a lifelong student of all the information it holds and can teach us.
Wildlife Services Technician I - East Texas
Ever since I could walk, I have been in the woods discovering all the wildlife I could, and to this day there is nowhere I feel more at peace than out exploring all that the land and nature has to offer.
Wildlife Services Technician I - Central Texas
Land is sacred and everlasting. I attempt to serve as its steward.
Human Resources Manager
I have lived in some of the most picturesque places in the United States and have felt a connection to each place through nature. I feel blessed to live in such an extraordinary area and witness the miracle of nature every day.
A favorite from John Muir says it all, “of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”
Connecting to land through gardening brings me closer to God and our beautiful planet helping me to find peace in all things.
While a lot can be expressed for my relationship to nature, I believe Helen Keller said it best: ``To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.``
I feel connected to the land because nature provides me a peaceful safe-haven to disconnect from the bustle of everyday life.
As a landowner, I try to live as lightly on the land as possible; enjoying being an integral part of a functioning ecosystem that is improved by my thoughtful activity.
My first connection to the land was through my grandmother's rice farm. It was the amazing diversity of wildlife using the Texas landscape that inspired me then and still does to this day.