2018 Tag

From the Plateau Land & Wildlife Management Team We’ve seen a few cold snaps here in Central Texas and we are all getting in the holiday spirit. This time of year is full of joy, relaxation*, and celebrations. The crew at Plateau is feeling particularly celebratory...

A variety of challenges are encountered in land ownership and management, and few are more sensitive than the prospect of endangered species. As a result of complicated state and federal laws and regulations, many landowners are uncomfortable with the implications of having endangered or threatened...

From the Plateau Land & Wildlife Management Team It hardly seems possible, but another summer is behind us and a beautiful Texas fall is now upon us. With the arrival of fall, we all know that deer and quail season, crisp fall weather, changing leaves, and the...

From the Plateau Land & Wildlife Management Team Where did the first half of this year go? It has been the most eventful Winter and Spring seasons on record for us here at Plateau. We’ve been busy helping another 300+ landowners take advantage of all the...

For land that loses “ag” valuation, Plateau works closely with our sister company, Braun & Gresham, and together we have an interesting and effective alternative to paying taxes on market value for five years while reestablishing agricultural use. Taxes can be returned to “ag” rates...

At the end of the day, it’s a property tax savings, but using the right terms can help avoid confusion. As we have learned over more than two decades of helping landowners with ag and wildlife exemptions (turns out that’s what most people call them), misunderstandings...

Each year over 300 landowners purchase an Annual Wildlife Management Service Agreement to help implement their wildlife management plans. Here are just a few benefits these landowners are taking advantage of each year: Ease and Peace of Mind: Plateau will take care of your wildlife...

By Sarah Kahlich, AWB ®, Senior Wildlife Biologist & Registered Property Tax Consultant Around May 1st every year, central appraisal districts mail notices of appraised value to property owners. Often, the first thing a landowner notices is there is no value in the “Productivity Value of...

From the Plateau Land & Wildlife Management Team, There’s no doubt about it, spring is a time to get things done. While other seasons are ripe with reasons to put things off, spring signifies a clean, fresh start. The sun shines longer, the rains bring life...