Hill Country Conservancy expanding into six-county area

1. Hill Country Conservancy expanding into...

HCC has officially announced that it has expanded its focus area to include six counties within the greater Texas Hill Country region. The newly expanded area includes Travis, Hays, Llano, Blanco, Burnet and San Saba counties, an area selected in order to ensure an even greater conservation impact in future years.


Net-Zero Hero: George Cofer

2. Net-Zero Hero: George Cofer

George contributes to Austin’s Net-Zero goal in several ways, including being a bike commuter. George no longer owns a car and uses his bike as his primary source of transportation. [Sustainable Austin] spoke with George on how he did it, what his toughest challenges have been, and what advice he has for others.


Conservation more important than ever

3. Conservation more important than ever

Within the last five years, 88% of Texas experienced an exceptional drought. The drought of 2010-2015 was the second worst in the history of our state, and although we received relief in the spring, we are learning that we can’t rely on regular rainfall.


Make a Year-End Donation

4. Make a Year-End Donation

As the population of Austin grows, open space and access to it via additional trails are vital to the health of our community. Join Hill Country Conservancy to help us preserve lands that ensure water quantity and quality for our citizens and to help us build the 30-mile Violet Crown Trail!


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Capital Campaign hits $10 million

Capital Campaign hits $10 million

A huge milestone for our comprehensive capital campaign – we have hit $10 million! This has been our most ambitious fundraising campaign to date, and we could not be more thankful for those who have gotten us this far.

Hill Country Conservancy expanding into six-county area

Hill Country Conservancy expanding into...

HCC has officially announced that it has expanded its focus area to include six counties within the greater Texas Hill Country region. The newly expanded area includes Travis, Hays, Llano, Blanco, Burnet and San Saba counties, an area selected in order to ensure an even greater conservation impact in future years.

Net-Zero Hero: George Cofer

Net-Zero Hero: George Cofer

George contributes to Austin’s Net-Zero goal in several ways, including being a bike commuter. George no longer owns a car and uses his bike as his primary source of transportation. [Sustainable Austin] spoke with George on how he did it, what his toughest challenges have been, and what advice he has for others.

2015 Love Creek Preserve Christmas Bird Count

2015 Love Creek Preserve Christmas Bird...

The Love Creek Preserve Christmas Bird Count (CBC) occurs within western Bandera County. The count encompasses all participating lands within a large circle including The Nature Conservancy’s Love Creek Preserve, Lost Maples State Natural Area (SNA), and thousands of acres of private ranches.

Conservation more important than ever

Conservation more important than ever

Within the last five years, 88% of Texas experienced an exceptional drought. The drought of 2010-2015 was the second worst in the history of our state, and although we received relief in the spring, we are learning that we can’t rely on regular rainfall.

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About Us Hill Country Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust committed to preserving the natural beauty and open spaces of the Texas Hill Country - forever.





Conservation more important than ever