The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a Tax Valuation for Wildlife Management program on Oct. 6 in San Antonio.
This program will help landowners apply for 1-d-1 wildlife tax valuation status and understand what specific requirements must be met.
The program will be from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Phil Hardberger Park, Urban Ecology Center, 8400 N.W. Military Highway. Onsite registration will start at 8 a.m.
There will be an optional field session from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Road. The field session will give participants firsthand examples of wildlife management practices that can be implemented on their property.
The cost is $15. Preregistration is required by calling 210-631-0400 or emailing email@example.com. A catered lunch will be provided.
The program is made possible by event sponsors Bexar County Farm Bureau, Plateau Land and Wildlife Management, Alamo Soil and Water Conservation District, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Texas Renewable Resources Extension Act.
Topics and speakers
The featured speakers are Maureen Frank, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Uvalde, and Jessica Alderson, Texas Parks and Wildlife urban biologist, San Antonio.
The topics covered will include:
- What a 1-d-1 wildlife tax valuation is.
- The requirements for a 1-d-1.
- Completing the 1-d-1 application.
- Wildlife management practices that need to be implemented for a 1-d-1.
A video covering tax valuation is also available to review for participants wanting to know more about the topic or their eligibility in advance of the event.