Conservation Equity Partners is an enterprise that merges traditional natural resource management, real estate investment and ecological services while developing, operating and monetizing integrated conservation strategies. Projects include rural land investment, regulatory-driven ecological offsets and legacy asset development. CEPs business philosophy for success is simple and encompasses a three-pronged strategy: work with quality people, maintain a friendly and enjoyable working environment for all participants, and develop superior project outcomes that deliver enhanced value.
Environmental consulting and permitting
Natural resource management
Ecological baseline and assessments
Timber and Forest Management
Wetland Delineation and Permitting
Areas of expertise:
Stream and Wetland Mitigation
1-D-1 Tax exemptions
Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting
Principle and co-owner of Conservation Equity Partners; Terry Anderson received his B.S. in Forestry with an emphasis in Wildlife Management from Stephen F. Austin State University and has spent the last 27 years working in the private sector of the natural resource field. Terry has worked with a series of companies made up of foresters, ecologists, GIS specialists, real-estate developers, and marketers, specializing in working with land, water, and wildlife resources through traditional approaches and creative enterprises. Working with landowners, private equity groups, venture capitalists, state and federal regulators, realtors, and land trusts, Anderson focused much of his time and energy in developing integrated conservation and mitigation projects. Over his career, Mr. Anderson has been involved with the development of over 25 mitigation banks, and countless other conservation projects. He is also co-owner of Wildlife Systems, Inc. and is actively involved with the Texas Wildlife Association as well as a current Board Trustee for Texas Wildlife Association Foundation. In addition to having expertise in applied field biology disciplines, Anderson is well-versed in conservation finance strategies and federal environmental policy, while also being a believer and advocate for the merits of “good to great” principles in the business world.
Principle and co-owner of Conservation Equity Partners; Greg Simons graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University in 1987, with emphasis on wildlife ecology. After graduation, Greg immediately formed Wildlife Systems, Inc., which is a company he still owns and operates today. This company currently operates hunting and wildlife programs on over 800,000 acres of private land in Texas, scattered over many different properties across the state. This company was named Dodge Outfitter of the Year in 2003 from a cast of over 450 hunting operations in North America. Greg has also worked with various hunting programs in several other states including Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah, and various foreign countries, including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, New Zealand, Canada, and Mexico. Greg past officer in the Texas Chapter of TWA, Past President of Texas Wildlife Association (10,000+ members), current Board Trustee for Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, current member of White-tailed Deer Advisory Committee for the State of Texas, past board member of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, past San Angelo CVB Board Chairman, current member of the Legacy Advisory Committee for Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Department at Texas A&M University, current member of Advisory Board for Conservation Force, and has served on many other appointed committees. Greg has spent much time with wildlife policy work, helping to craft legislative language, working with members of the Texas Legislature, and providing testimony before House and Senate committees.