We review the conservation easement program applications and select projects according to the Travis County Conservation Easement Program Guidelines. The Resolution Supporting Conservation of Natural and Cultural Resources in Travis County supports a landowner’s qualification for a tax deductible charitable contribution according to the Federal Tax Code which requires the gift to serve a conservation purpose to a clearly delineated federal, state or local government conservation policy.

Recommendations for funding will be submitted to the Commissioner's Court for approval in October 2015. Travis County Commissioners Court has complete discretion as to whether to approve a conservation easement project on behalf of the county.

Please note that all information you submit is subject to the Texas Public Information Act.

Online 2015 Conservation Easement Application

Please Note: We prefer applications to be submitted electronically. However, the application is lengthy and we recommend that you use the printable version to prepare your submission. Partial applications cannot be saved; once you begin completing the application online, you must Submit in order for it to be saved. Hard copies can be submitted by mail or in-person. If you have any questions please email us.

2015 Conservation Easement Application: Printable Version

Guidelines and Resolution

Travis County Conservation Easement Program Guidelines

Resolution Supporting Conservation of Natural and Cultural Resources in Travis County

We review the conservation easement program applications and select projects according to the Travis County Conservation Easement Program Guidelines. The Resolution Supporting Conservation of Natural and Cultural Resources in Travis County supports a landowner’s qualification for a tax deductible charitable contribution according to the Federal Tax Code which requires the gift to serve a conservation purpose to a clearly delineated federal, state or local government conservation policy.

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Steven Manilla, P.E.
County Executive

700 Lavaca Street, 5th Floor
PO Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78767 (Map)

Phone: (512) 854-9383
Fax: (512) 854-4697

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