Habitat-Enhancing Land Management


“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold

Want to know more about managing your Hays County acreage?

We can help. As part of our Habitat-Enhancing Land Management (HELM) program, the Hays County Master Naturalists have assembled a specially trained team. Our volunteers will walk your property with you to identify plants and trees. We will make recommendations on improving soil and controlling erosion. We can provide helpful advice on attracting birds and other wildlife, preventing oak wilt, and much more. Through our visit and follow-up, we will provide friendly, customized guidance to help you meet your goals for managing your special property.

To request a visit complete and submit the form below. A Hays County Master Naturalist will promptly contact you to schedule a convenient time for your visit.

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For more information on the Hays County Master Naturalist program and how to become one, go to haysmn.org