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Preserving Aransas County's Natural Treasures for Our Future Generations

Preservation Makes Cents 

THE CONTINUATION OF A COMMUNITY-WIDE EFFORT TO PRESERVE ARANSAS COUNTY

Since its founding in 2002, Aransas First Land Trust has acquired and protected more than 312 acres of sensitive Coastal Bend habitat essential to the nurture of birds, wildlife, and people. We invite you to learn more about this capital campaign and how you can join us in continuing this important work.

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Why is this Important?

If you appreciate the beauty of Live Oak Peninsula… admire our windswept oaks, enjoy the spectacle of North America’s Spring and Fall Bird Migrations, marvel at the Hummingbird migration each September, fish our beautiful bays, feast on our sumptuous seafood, play on our pristine beaches and share our desire to protect the area’s splendid natural heritage and contribute to maintain public access please join Aransas First’s efforts to preserve this unique landscape.

Protecting those 312-plus acres has helped to:

Conserve the natural beauty that makes Aransas County where we want to live, work, and play.

Retain a high quality of life for all.

WHAT IT WILL TAKE

$1 MILLION PRESERVATION MAKES CENTS CAMPAIGN PROVIDES:

Perpetual Land Management Fund that ensures protection forever

Please consider joining the community-wide effort to preserve the magnificent beauty of Aransas County. Each protected acre is a gift to the community, and each gift from the community is greatly appreciated.

Preserve Green Space

Aransas First land trust seeks to preserve green space in Aransas County for future generations.  Our current fundraising efforts are geared toward the acquisition and preservation of available properties.

Protect Critical Habitats

Preserving and protecting natural wetlands, historic trees, wildlife, and critical habitats is one of the main benefits or our efforts, we have an established 20 year track record of preserving, acquiring, or managing property in Aransas County.

Aransas First Fundraising Committee

In November 2022 the Aransas First Fundraising Committee, Preservation Makes Cents, launched their efforts to raise $1 million dollars in 1 year.  The Fundraising Committee Members are Robert Mitchell, Shelly Steckler, Monica Clark, and Karl Hattman.  Pictured with Aransas First President, Dr. Earl Matthew (center).


If you’d like to support Aransas First by donating or volunteering please reach out to us via our contact page.

Preservation Makes Cents Committee

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