Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas is overseen by the Texas Land Conservancy. Courtesy of Texas Land Conservancy,
Jan. 27, 2012
We’ve all got an urban sprawl story. For years, you’ve driven by a picturesque pasture or stand of trees, only to find it gone one day, replaced by a row of houses or a shopping center. Yet as development continues to threaten native landscapes, land conservation is gaining momentum across the U.S.