Texas Conservation Connection

Contact: Carolyn Vogel

Phone: (512) 633-4995

E-Mail: carolyn@ranchconnection.com

Website: www.texasconservationconnection.com

Professional services:

+ Assisting in search and hire needs

+ Coaching leaders and programs

+ Conducting organizational assessments and feasibility studies

+ Coordinating resources to expand operations

+ Creating a non-profit land trust entity

+ Developing funding avenues for conservation outcomes

+ Developing strategies to facilitate organizational growth

+ Facilitating landowner applications for conservation easements

+ Organizing and facilitating workshops and training sessions

+ Providing ‘rent-a-director or -assistant’ services

Areas of expertise:

+ Organizational management and development

+ Training and facilitating

+ Conservation easements

+ Land transactions

+ Developing organizational action plans including board development and fundraising

Client list:

Frontera Land Alliance, El Paso

Hill Country Alliance, Austin

Houston Audubon Society, Houston

Land Trust Alliance, Washington D.C.

Legacy Land Trust, Cypress

Rio Grande Institute, Marathon

River Systems Institute, San Marcos

San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance, San Marcos

Texas Land Trust Council, Austin

United States Department of Agriculture, Temple

Valley Land Fund, McAllen

Wimberley Valley Watershed Association, Wimberley

Primary Customers:

Land trust organizations

Conservation organizations

Federal, state and local governments

For-profit businesses




– State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business [HUB]

– Land Trust Alliance Assessing Your Organization Trainer

– Thirty-one years experience at Texas Parks and Wildlife including park operations management, land acquisition, employee and budget management, program development and research, historic sites planning and management, and personnel development

– Non-profit management

– Volunteer board service

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