The Hill Country Land Trust has released their fourth video in a series of videos on land management topicsReading the Land explains the importance of knowing how to interpret the condition of your land by acquiring an intimate, knowledge of plants, soils, animals and their role in maintaining healthy land.  Careful and patient observation of site specific qualities is essential in order to make sound and realistic management decisions that can best help your land improve and self-heal.  Learn more about what questions you can ask over time, and how to become an effective and committed land steward.
You can also download a pdf for more detailed information on this topic here: Reading_the_Land