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Helping Texas landowners like you attain and retain your wildlife property tax status is the focus of everything we do. Our broad range of wildlife and land services lets you pick and choose the ways that we can best serve your needs.


Plateau Annual Reports and Check-Ups

Make sure you’re in compliance every year with Central Appraisal District (CAD) requirements by having Plateau perform your check-ups and / or create your annual reports. Your documents will be expertly and meticulously prepared and thoroughly reviewed by our team to ensure they meet the CAD’s strict guidelines to keep your tax status in place.

Plateau Annual Report

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Texas Wildlife Exemption Annual Report

Plateau Wildlife Management Activities Check-up

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Wildlife Management Activities

Plateau Annual Service Agreements

Let us free you from the inconvenience and stress of dealing with your own wildlife management activities. Whether you’re looking for compliance with the Central Appraisal Districts (CADs) or premium land stewardship, our Annual Service Agreements will give you the peace of mind of knowing that all your land management requirements are taken care of properly and professionally.

Plateau Annual Service Agreements

Prices vary by property
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Plateau Wildlife Surveys

Our wildlife surveys are important tools that estimate the diversity, population size, and location of various wild species on your property for better management and provide proof to the Central Appraisal District that your land and wildlife management efforts are working as intended. You’re invited to join our professionals during any or all of your surveys for a fascinating and educational look at the lay of your land.

Plateau Seasonal Bird Surveys

Bird diversity, measured through annual surveying, can be an excellent indicator of the health and quality of your property’s habitat. Plateau’s Seasonal Bird Surveys let you accompany a Plateau biologist on a deep look at your property’s avian community and improve your knowledge of the resident species on your land. Includes detailed reports listing all species and numbers observed, and brief habitat and location descriptions for each station.

Plateau Spring Breeding Bird Survey (mid-March through June)

$550 plus mileage costs
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Plateau Wintering Resident Bird Survey (mid-November through February)

$550 plus mileage costs
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Plateau Quail Surveys

Annual surveying of this highly popular game bird is a critical component of management monitoring the abundance and location of quail on your property.

Priced per bid
Wildlife Survey

Plateau Spotlight Survey

Deer population surveying is a crucial aspect of management on larger properties and is a qualifying activity in the wildlife management program. Our Spotlight Survey is designed for landowners interested in actively managing their deer populations for habitat improvement or hunting.

Priced per bid

Plateau Remote Camera Surveys

To monitor and manage your property’s white-tailed deer herd, properly conducted surveys and population estimates are a necessity. With this service, a Plateau professional will establish two or more baited infrared game camera stations for 10-14 days, and provide a detailed analysis of the captured pictures.

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Wildlife Survey

Plateau Browse Surveys

Learn the actual impact deer have on the existing vegetation on your property. Includes a professional tour and harvesting/stocking recommendations.

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Wildlife Survey

Plateau Distance Sampling Surveys

Ideal for properties over 1,000 acres, Plateau Distance Sampling Surveys provide a detailed summary of animal distribution with estimates of density, sex ratio and if done in the late summer, fawn production for the year.

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Wildlife Survey

Plateau Habitat Assessment

When you want to know more about your property and what makes it unique, an on-site habitat assessment by one of Plateau’s wildlife biologists can be invaluable. We’ll walk your land with you, educating you about its characteristics and the most appropriate ways of improving habitats for your target species. You’ll end up with an increased appreciation for your land, as well as the knowledge to help you become a more successful land and wildlife manager.

Habitat Assessment

Plateau Biologist Consultations

When you have a plan in mind for your land, make sure it’s the best choice for your property by consulting an expert Plateau Wildlife Biologist. We’ll listen to what you’re envisioning, take a thorough tour of your acreage with you, and provide information to help you make the choices that work best for you and your property.

Plateau Pre-Plan Consultation

Your first step towards a Wildlife Management Plan (price is included in total cost of plan purchase).

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Plateau Consulting Site Visit

Designed to address your overall vision for your land and provide recommendations for optimal land stewardship

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Plateau Property Tax Consultation Services

Receiving or maintaining the tax advantages of Agricultural or Wildlife Management Valuation, commonly called ag or wildlife exemptions, is easier with the experts of Plateau on your side. Our biologists are also registered tax consultants, uniquely qualified to help you through the process of obtaining the valuations you seek and deal with any issues that may arise.

$150 per hour
Property Tax Consultation Services

Plateau Managed Land Deer Program (MLDP)

Allows you to further protect and manage your property’s natural habitat, through liberalized deer harvest opportunities and extended seasons.

Managed Land Deer Program (MLDP) Application

MLDP Application

Plateau Beekeeping Open Space Valuation Planning and Filing

Be good to the bees while getting the same valuable tax savings enjoyed by landowners in Ag or Wildlife by managing coveted honeybees on your land. Although beekeeping requires experience and education to be successful, with Plateau’s help you’ll have everything you need to get your beekeeping operation off the ground quickly and running smoothly. Includes site visits, detailed reports, recommendations, maps and Plateau’s professional representation of your 1-d-1 application to your CAD.

Plateau Beekeeping Open Space Valuation Planning and Filing

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Plateau Wildfire Vulnerability Assessments

Get the help you need to protect your home and reduce the threat of losing structures for wildfire. This valuable and important assessment, based on a thorough review of your property and its wildfire risks, offers specific recommendations for the best ways to avoid loss and maximize your safety.

Includes assessment of one residential structure and up to two associated outbuildings. Each additional structure/outbuilding is $100 each.

$595 purchased as a stand-alone service
$395 as an add-on to another site visit
Wildfire Vulnerability Assessments

Plateau Imported Red Fire Ant (IRFA) Treatment and Control

Imported Red Fire Ants, an invasive species from South America, first arrived in the U.S. in the 1930s and have been wreaking havoc ever since. In addition to being a nuisance to humans, these pesky critters also compete for the same food sources as desirable species such as deer, quail, and other ground nesting birds. Plateau’s IRFA Treatment and Control uses GPS technology and aerial imagery to accurately pinpoint their locations and eliminates them with an effective, compliance-ready dual action insecticide treatment.

$600* / 10 acres**
*plus mileage **10-acre minimum

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Plateau Brush Management Plans

Brush management is one of the most important activities for restoring and enhancing rural land. But it’s easy to make costly mistakes by using ineffective treatments and activities that can damage sensitive or unique habitats. Plateau Brush Management Plans are designed to offer you the best solutions and information to help you make decisions that can save you time, money, and hassle.

Plateau Brush Management Consultation & Analysis

A basic overview of the property’s brush management issues and recommendations on how to improve them.

Management Activities

Plateau Brush Management Plan

A comprehensive plan offering professional, scientific, and ecologically sound direction for brush management.

Or $1,100 if a Brush Management Consultation was performed within the last year
Brush Management

Plateau Chemical and Selective Brush Management Treatments

Selective treatments that maintain the integrity of the habitat for native wildlife, while enhancing the beauty of your property.

Plateau Chemical Brush Control of Native or Invasive Plant Species

Native control targets species such as willow baccharis and mature mesquite/huisache.

Invasive control targets species such as ligustrum, nandina, chinaberry, and Chinese tallow.

$900 per day*

Plateau Foliar Application Chemical Control

Targets species such as prickly pear cactus, small regrowth mesquite/ huisache, and willow baccharis.

$1,050 per day*
Foliar Application Chemical Control

Plateau Secondary Ashe Juniper (Cedar) Brush Management

Targets low density juniper that meets certain size criteria.

$875 per day**


*One full day minimum, four-day maximum, two technician crew/six-eight hours on site. Price includes herbicide. Mileage not included.
**One full day minimum, four day maximum, two technician crew/ six-eight hours on site. Mileage not included.

Brush Management

Plateau Mechanical Brush Management

Plateau does not currently offer mechanical brush services, but we do know a few responsible and reputable folks who do, and can always help with a proper recommendation. One of these service companies who we have a lasting relationship with is Cedar Eaters of Texas. Cedar Eaters and Plateau are partners in helping landowners meet their land and management goals and requirements.

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Wildlife Management PlanAnnual ReportWildlife Management Activities Check-upAnnual Service AgreementsSpring Breeding Bird SurveyWintering Resident Bird SurveySpotlight SurveyQuail SurveysRemote Camera SurveysBrowse SurveysDistance Sampling SurveysHabitat AssessmentPre-Plan ConsultationConsulting Site VisitProperty Tax Consultation ServicesManaged Land Deer Program ApplicationBeekeeping Open Space Valuation Planning and FilingWildfire Vulnerability Assessments: stand-alone serviceWildfire Vulnerability Assessments: add-on to another site visitImported Red Fire Ant Treatment and ControlBrush Management Consultation & AnalysisChemical Brush Control of Native or Invasive Plant SpeciesFoliar Application Chemical ControlSecondary Ashe Juniper (Cedar) Brush ManagementMechanical Brush ManagementTexas EcoLab

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