Billig Ranch hosts first ever Open Preserve Day Posted in: Lifestyle Pines and Prairies Land Trust (PPLT) is hosting its first open preserve day at Billig Ranch, 208 Billig Lane, in Paige, Saturday, September 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gates will open shortly before 8 a.m. for those wanting to go on a birding hike, led by local master naturalists that have been recording birds on the preserve for the past three years. Bring your binoculars and bird guides! Around 9 a.m., we will have a walk and talk about feral hog control efforts PPLT has been employing over the past year, including a short hike to recent hog damage and ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!