Ezra Johnson spoke at the South Texas Commercial Association of Realtors on July 11, 2016 on the topic of “Surface and Mineral Rights in Texas”. His presentation included a discussion of surface impacts of oil and gas development, rights of ingress and egress, reasonable use of the surface, and how buyers can protect their surface rights.
Joseph Fitzsimons spoke at the 20th Annual Texas Land Conservation Conference on March 3, 2016 on the topic of “Mineral Rights Issues and How to Negotiate Them in a Conservation Easement.” The conference was hosted by the Texas Land Trust Council (TLTC). The TLTC was formed in the late 1990s in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to serve as a support association for all land trusts in Texas. Today, TLTC is an independent nonprofit organization that continues to promote and sustain the conservation efforts of Texas land trusts.
Ezra Johnson presented “Surface and Mineral Rights in Texas, and coming changes to the TREC Mineral Reservation Addendum ” to the Texas Association of Realtors on Friday, September 5, 2014.