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Texas Land Conservancy 2013 Annual Report


Year in Review

TLC Staff and Volunteers at Na onal Trails Day 2013 at Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas.

TABLEOFCONTENTS 2 Le er from Mark Steinbach, Execu ve Director 3 Financial Data 4 The Ned Fritz Society

has been five years since the passing of our founder Ned Fritz, and three since the Ithistinception of the Ned Fritz Society which was formed in his honor. Ned’s passion for organization and mission cannot be overstated, and that passion lives on through all of our supporters’ generosity. I would like to extend a special thank you to those individuals who have contributed so generously during the past year to become a part of the Ned Fritz Society. I invite all of you to join this dedicated community of conservationists in 2014.

Texas Land Conservancy has made a commitment to the people of Texas to protect their natural heritage forever. With your help, we are working towards a future for Texas that we all can enjoy.

6 Thank You 2013 Donors Mark Steinbach, PhD Executive Director


2013 Financial Statements Gain (Loss) Securities 4%

Royalties 3%

Other 3% Stewardship Fund 5%

Dividends Contributions

15%

32% Grants 38%

Revenue

Revenue

2013 $32,750

2012 $216,430

$215,437 $252,750 $100,100

$228,759 $145,500 $89,411

Royalties Gain (loss) securities Other

$19,504 $26,571 $24,598

$15,111 $(5,729) $30,905

Total Support & Revenue

$671,710

$720,387

Conservation Programs

2013 $310,242

2012 $342,076 $94,971

Stewardship & Legal Defense Fund* Contributions Grants Dividends & Interest

Expenses Management 20% Conservation Programs 71%

Expenses

Fundraising 9%

Management

$86,132

Fundraising

$39,298

$43,330

Total Expenses

$435,672

$480,377

Cash Stewardship Fund Operating Fund Montgomery Trust Other Current Assets

2013 $264,619 $1,479,340 $1,737,905 $1,789,746 $102,500

Assets

Stewardship Fund 15% Properties 44%

Operating Fund 18%

Montgomery Trust 19%

Assets

Cash & Investments 3%

2012 $182,526 $1,286,952 $1,520,949 $1,735,644 $157,500

Properties

$4,150,758

$4,142,776

Net Assets

$9,524,868

$9,026,347

Other Current Assets 1%

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The Ned Fritz Society Texas Land Conservancy was founded in 1982 by an intrepid Dallas a orney deeply commi ed to conserva on, Edward C. “Ned” Fritz. His passion and vision were instrumental in protec ng the Big Thicket Na onal Preserve, the first of its kind, as well as tens of thousands of acres with Texas Land Conservancy. He was truly a voice for the voiceless in the Texas conserva on world. We are honored by the legacy of Ned Fritz, which con nues to guide our work today. In his memory, we have established a giving society for the most prominent members of Texas Land Conservancy. This group, the Ned Fritz Society, will lead the way to a greener future for Texas. Ned Fritz Society members, donors of $1,000 or more each year, gather annually at a memorable farm-to-plate dinner. Ned cared deeply about Texas’ future. We hope you will join us in con nuing his legacy. To find out more about the Ned Fritz Society and other ways to support Texas Land Conservancy, please visit our website or contact the TLC office. We would love to hear from you.

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2013 Members The Ned Fritz Society Jim Avant Bob and Margie Ayres Archie and June Benne Anne Stewart Brockenbrough Marion Caffery Campbell Trammell S. Crow William Durham and Susan Gallagher Philip Ferguson and Kathy O’Neil Genie Fritz Michael and Jennifer Grimes Kyle Hahn Toni Hennike and Pat Y. Spillman, Jr. Craig Hester Maxine Johnston P. Jung and Gretchen Megowen P. Michael M

Greg and Cynthia Kozmetzky Earl and Lonnie Ma hew Ranney McDonald Robert J. O’Kennon Randy Parten Sandra Leve Penz Philip Theodore Bee Charitable Trust James Pipe Sharon C. Reed Pam and Mike Reese Rikky Rivers and Jim Shultz John Roberson and John Blackmon Be y Sanders Ellen and Buddy Temple Donald and Jill Wood

2013 Ned Fritz Society Dinners at LOCAL Restaurant in Dallas and Hotel Saint Cecilia in AusƟn Annual Report 2013 5


Thank You Stewardship and Legal Defense Fund* Katy Prairie Conservancy Jennifer Clark Be e and Terry Green Howard and Helen Hicks Restora on Systems, LLC Lone Star Circle: $25,000+ Trammell S. Crow Houston Endowment Kickapoo Springs Founda on Montgomery NAPA Trust The Meadows Founda on Founder’s Circle: $10,000 - $24,9999 Greg and Cynthia Kozmetsky Pam and Mike Reese Shield-Ayres Founda on Director’s Circle: $5000 - $9,999 Aus n Give 5% to Mother Earth Day Archie and June Benne Land Trust Alliance Philip Theodore Bee Charitable Trust Conservators: $1,000 - $4,999 Amplify Aus n Jim Avant Bob and Margie Ayres Anne Stewart Brockenbrough Marion Caffery Campbell Cynthia and George Mitchell Founda on William Durham and Susan Gallagher Philip Ferguson and Kathy O’Neil

Genie Fritz Michael and Jennifer Grimes Kyle Hahn Toni Hennike and Pat Y. Spillman, Jr. Craig Hester Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church Maxine Johnston P. Michael Jung and Gretchen Megowen Earl and Lonnie Ma hew Ranney McDonald Robert J. O’Kennon Randy Parten Sandra Leve Penz Peterson Charitable Lead Trust James Pipe Sharon C. Reed Rikky Rivers and Jim Shultz Rivers McNamara, PLLC John Roberson and John Blackmon Be y Sanders Ellen and Buddy Temple Donald and Jill Wood Benefactors: $500 - $999 Roland Baird John M. Conrad Harry and Catherine Graham Jason Hill Burgess Jackson Tom and Ann Kelsey Nancy Powell Moore Julie and Will Person Ed Peterson

Travis and Ashley Phillips David Stelter Wichita Falls Area Community Founda on - John Hirschi Guardians: $250 - $499 Joan Blomquist Charles and Diana Briner Cary Buehring Anne and John Donovan Anne and Wade Forbes Heinz and Julie Gaylord Wayne Graham Bob and Sirpa Harms Nancy S. Hyde Janell Morgan Russ Jewert James T. Langham, Jr. Lennox Interna onal, Inc. Robert W. Milam, Jr. Anne Norvell David and Mary Overton John Parker Lee and Nancy Rathbun Elmer and Susan Rosenberger John and Peggy Stoll

* Landowners who conserve land with the TLC are asked to contribute to our Stewardship & Legal Defense Fund. The principal of this dedicated fund is protected by the board of directors and the income is directed towards the stewardship and maintenance of the proper es we protect. Because TLC has made a perpetual commitment to over 80,000 acres of land throughout the state, this funding source is vital to the future of our organiza on and to the Texans who have asked us to protect their land.


To Our Generous Donors Trustees: $100 - $249 Sharon and John Albright Champions Ridge HOA Rufus and Marianna Duncan James and Margaret Dunham Mary Carol Edwards Clare and Gary Freeman Judy Gaskell Richard Grannemann Katherine Greene James A. Haw Margaret Hoffman Jane and True James Adam Jochelson Richard Kooris Walter Krudop David and Patricia Lewis Pa on Lochridge Joyce Lucas Carroll McCarter Eileen Fritz McKee John Moore Timothy J. Moore John L. and Rhonda K. Parker Rebecca Pokluda Bob and Jimmie Putnam Grier and Lorraine Raggio Anne Rowe Doris Stevens Nancy Symms Burnham and Joan Terrell Mark and Bryce Thieman Suzanne Tu le Wells Fargo Advisors Merri Westco John and Wendy Whaley Sandy Wilson

Friends: $50 to $99 J. David Bamberger Sara Beckelman Della and Philip Bird Laurie Blount Bruce and Tamsin Boardman Alistair R. and C. Mary Brown

Julia Burgen Mickey Burleson Hance W. Burrow III Durhl Caussey Barbara and Wayne Duehn Robert D. Gartner Donald and Claudia Gwynn Ben Hamilton Dennis Herbert Anastasia Jenken Sue and Phil John Bedelle S. Langdale Barbara Materka Brandy Midura Robert Phillips Georgia Prakash Linda Gale Price Donald L. Purinton Patricia Randolph Campbell Read Pokey Rehmet Laura Ruby Ellen T. Seldin Owen Si on Chris and Michelle Smith Randy Smith Fritz Steiner Callie Thompson Juliana Tran Carolyn Trigg and Joe Haggard Kate Vickery Bob Warneke Brandon Whi le

Supporters: up to $49 Francis Allcorn Robert Brewer Adam Brower Charlo e Bryer Linda Campbell Randall D. Chapman Robert and Shirley Cooper Dayna and Nicholas Cowley Paige Crew Jameson Crumpler

George M. Diggs, Jr. Gregory Dreyer Ennis Garden Club Neil and Joan Ford Michael W. Foster Elizabeth Fountain and John Ward Shaleiah Fox and Reid Drapp Mr. and Mrs. Edwin E. Golden Bob Griffith Eddie and Dorothy Gumbert Lori Hall Logan Haugenater Howard and Ann Hendrix Steve Houser Brian Isham Milton S. Jacobs Marjorie James Stephanie Lewis Thomas L. Maddux Whitney Marion Carol Mar n Riley McJilton Deborah K. Mikolai s Jonathan Ogren May P. O’Neal Servando Palomeque Dale M. Parish Carolyn Perna Lori Person Hal and Jane Persun Charlie Plauche Chris ne Polito Jacob Primeaux Warren W. Pruess William Redden Emily Risinger Icela Robles Jake Roehl Michael Romans Frances Sawyer Karen Schultz David Shinn William B. Stallings Nancy Sullivan Cynthia Tune Debbie Van Wagoner Heather Vaughn

Clint West Randolph L. Willoby Billy and Bobbie Wofford Craig and Anita Woods

In Kind Donors Antonelli’s Cheese Shop Ar sTree Barley Swine BEAM Blink Beauty Bricolage Curated Florals Canoe Cypress Valley Canopy Tours Delysia Chocola er East Aus n Succulents East Side Compost Pedallers Eden East Foreign & Domes c Hillside Farmacy Hotel San Jose LOCAL Restaurant Luca Salon Margot Blair Floral Salt & Time Solid Gold Uchiko Vino Vino “Drink Up” Happy Hour at Salt & Time

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Advisory Council Advisory Council Trammell S. S. Crow, Dallas Trammell Crow, Dallas Anne Newman, San Antonio Anne Newman, San Antonio Chico Newman, San Antonio Chico Newman, San Antonio Buddy Temple, LuLuin in Buddy Temple, Ellen Temple, LuLuin in Ellen Temple, Board of Directors Board of Directors P. P. Michael Jung, President, Dallas Michael Jung, President, Dallas Earl Ma President-Elect, Rockport Earl Mahew, hew, President-Elect, Rockport Wayne Graham, Treasurer, Aus Wayne Graham, Treasurer, Ausn n Travis Phillips, Secretary, Aus Travis Phillips, Secretary, Ausn n Michael Grimes, Aus Michael Grimes, Ausn n Jason Hill, Aus Jason Hill, Ausn n Adam Jochelson, Dallas Adam Jochelson, Dallas Eileen McKee, Dallas Eileen McKee, Dallas Janell Morgan, Dallas Janell Morgan, Dallas Robert O’Kennon, FortFort Worth Robert J. O’Kennon, Worth Sharon Reed, Richardson Sharon C. Reed, Richardson Anne Rowe, Dallas Anne Rowe, Dallas Pat Spillman, Jr., Houston Pat Y. Spillman, Jr., Houston Merri Merri Westco Westco, Houston , Houston Staff Staff Mark Steinbach, Execu Director Mark Steinbach, Execuveve Director Daniel Dietz, Stewardship Director Daniel Dietz, Stewardship Director Leigh Stuemke, Stewardship Director Leigh Stuemke, Stewardship Director Rachael Garbowski, Development Director Rachael Garbowski, Development Director Erin Taylor, Outreach Director Erin Taylor, Outreach Director

Texas Land Conservancy is an accredited non-profit land trust with a mission to conserve natural areas in Texas and to protect the physical and ecological integrity of their wildlife habitat, na ve plant communi es, and scenic landscapes for the benefit of present and future genera ons. We strive to: Texas Land Conservancy is an accredited non-profit land trust with Reduce athe mission nega to veconserve effects ofnatural land fragmenta areas in Texas on and andpoorly to protect planned the development physicalby and protec ecological ng criintegrity cal lands of their through wildlife ownership habitat, orna permanent ve plant communi es, and scenic landscapes for the conserva benefit of onpresent easements. and future genera ons. Maintain a substan al and diverse inventory of protected lands that reflect the biological diversity and significance of Texas’ natural We heritage. strive to: Responsibly steward Reduceour theconserva nega ve on effects easements of landand fragmenta land holdings on andthrough poorly planned monitoring, development land management, by protec ng cri andcal enforcement lands through of restric ownership ons. or permanent conserva on easements. Restore and enhance na ve habitats. Maintain a substan al and diverse inventory of protected lands Collaborate with organiza ons and signifi individuals to that reflect theother biological diversity canceas ofappropriate Texas’ natural conserve and protect addi onal areas not protected by TLC. heritage. EducateResponsibly the public about Texas’ areas provideand opportuni es for steward ournatural conserva on and easements land holdings the public enjoy TLC’s protected proper es. through monitoring, landtomanagement, and enforcement of restric ons. Restore and enhance na ve habitats. Collaborate with other organiza ons and individuals as appropriate to conserve and protect addi onal areas not protected by TLC. Educate the public about Texas’ natural areas and provide opportuni es for the public to enjoy TLC’s protected proper es.

P.O. Box 162481, Aus n, TX 78716 (p) 512.301.6363 (f) 512.301.6364 www.texaslandconservancy.org


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