The Rifle and Reel

Conservation Stories

December 21, 2022

Sombrilla Ranch – Forever Protected

Rolling hills, dotted with white-tailed deer and turkey, and a stretch of Cypress Creek lined with towering bald cypress trees is protected forever. The 200-acre Sombrilla Ranch is located between […]

Read More

McKenna Quinn
March 3, 2022

State-of-the-Art Equestrian Facility Protected

It’s been over two years since Jason and Ashley Roberts first worked with Colorado River Land Trust to protect Windemere Farms, their scenic and historical 210-acre property in Hays County. And last month, the Roberts family conserved an additional 84-acres of Windemere Farms, adding to an existing network of beautiful, protected land near the headwaters of the San Marcos River.

Read More

Candlelight Ranch
January 12, 2022

Candlelight Ranch Protected

Situated on the shores of Lake Travis, the 124-acre Candlelight Ranch is an iconic Texas landscape featuring towering limestone bluffs along the Colorado River, a beautiful grotto, and a spring-fed creek surrounded by grasslands and oak groves. 

Read More