Biennial Art Sci Symposium
Land Heritage Institute Art Projects
The Corn Crib by Ansen Seale
One Land - Many Hands by Nancy Cavender-Garcia
Land Heritage Institute is a 1,200 acre living land museum dedicated to training the next generation of conservationists. Future conservationists who will be dedicated to:
- Conservation of our natural resources
- Conservation of our histories and cultures
- Conservation of the built environment
Land Heritage Institute promotes environmental literacy and sustainable practices by providing a resource for lifelong learners to pursue the passions of life such as art, hiking, riding and all forms of wildlife watching. Conservation can be fun!
Open to the public on the second Saturday of every month or by appointment.
Watch for Second Saturday programming. Unique presentations and workshops about a diverse group of subjects such as birdwatching, land management, art, photography, all using our natural and built assets to promote conservation.read more
Explore Los Caminos Naturales, a 20 mile trail system; visit the historic Presnall-Watson Farmstead (under restoration). Feed our herd of CTLR Texas Longhorns. Climb aboard an authentic Chuckwagon. Participate in unique cultural activities.read more
Become a member of the Land Heritage Institute TrailMasters. Help maintain our trail system, enjoy economical access year round, become part of a like minded group of life long learners. Teach environmental literacy to our youth.read more
This historic farm and ranch complex is currently under restoration and the centerpiece of a 180 acre Historic District registered in the National Register of Historic Places. This portion of property has a long and storied past illustrating and interpreting every important historic era of Texas.Read More
Come explore our 20 mile natural trail system that winds its way through woodlands and pristine Medina River bottomland. Trails are available for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Observe over 100 species of birds and unique art displays along the Museo Paseo outdoor gallery.Read More
Visit interpretive art pieces; The Corn Crib by Anson Seale, One Land, Many Hands by Nancy Cavender-Garcia or see a historic and authentic 1850's Ox Cart, the original Texas Freighter. Nature photographers, bird watchers and artists in all media are welcome to use LHI resource of for inspiration to create and inform. Available by appointment or on 2nd Saturday.Read More
Walk among the majestic Texas Longhorn, feel the spartan functionality of a hard pine chuckwagon seat, bicycle past historic ruins of European settlers, remains of the Spanish Colonial era Rancho de la Purisma and the internationally recognized Richard Beene Archaeological site where evidence of 10,000 years of continuous human habitation was uncovered.view more
Through volunteering or donations, we are always looking for more help. Every dollar and hand goes a long way in our organization. Help us preserve our history!