"The wide-open spaces of Texas are a gift to all who live here, but they’re not a given. Ninety-five percent of the state is privately owned. This means that landowning families—working together with government, nonprofits, developers, and concerned citizens—play a crucial role in sustaining our most treasured natural environments." — Shield Ranch
El Ranchito program gives children, who may not otherwise have the opportunity, the experience of a nature-immersion residential summer camp.