The Texas Land Trust Council (TLTC), through its Conservation Lands Inventory (CLI), is using the power of geographic information to better understand and communicate the success and economic benefits of conservation efforts throughout Texas. The Inventory provides data and visual information on all of the lands protected and conservation easements held by land trust organizations across the state.
The geographic information systems (GIS) database and associated maps reveal how the efforts of land trusts are collectively influencing the Texas landscape. TLTC collects and updates the data, and the associated maps and charts, every two years. Our latest update reveals that land trusts have helped conserve over 1.9 Million acres across Texas, over 1 Million of those with conservation easements. The CLI remains a unique resource for information on private land conservation found nowhere else in Texas.