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HCC Seeking Conservation Project Manager

HCC Seeking Conservation Project Manager

HCC is seeking a Conservation Project Manager to assist the Director of Land Conservation with acquisition and stewardship of conservation easements. Full job description here.

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We did it!

We did it!

After just a day and a half, the voting for REI’s Trails Campaign has ended, and the Violet Crown Trail has placed third in the nation with 14,843 votes, granting the trail nearly $75,000!

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Press Release: AUSTIN’S NEWEST HIKE AND BIKE TRAIL OPENS FIRST SEGMENT  WITH RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AUGUST 14

Press Release: AUSTIN’S NEWEST HIKE AND BIKE TRAIL OPENS FIRST SEGMENT WITH RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AUGUST 14

  After more than 15 years of strategic land acquisition and planning, the first six miles of the Violet Crown Trail will open to the public Friday, August 14, 2015. This momentous occasion is being recognized with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00am at the initial Violet Crown Trailhead at Highway 290 featuring speeches from […]

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The VCT Opens with BIG NEWS!

The VCT Opens with BIG NEWS!

The Violet Crown Trail has been chosen to participate in REI’s “Every Trail Connects” campaign! During the campaign, REI will donate $500,000 to trails nationwide, but online voters decide how that money is spent. Vote for REI to fund the VCT!

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Land Conservation a Critical Tool in Limiting Flood Risk

Land Conservation a Critical Tool in Limiting Flood Risk

Much of Central Texas is taking pause after the devastating storms and flooding that hit Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend and during Tropical Storm Bill. Sadly, there are many that suffered severe property damage, and worse yet, lost loved ones to the floods.

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Violet Crown Trail Gains Support from REI and Total Wine

Violet Crown Trail Gains Support from REI and Total Wine

We are excited to announce two new partnerships for the Violet Crown Trail. A long-time supporter of HCC’s conservation work, REI recently awarded a $25,000 grant to HCC for the Violet Crown Trail. HCC was also honored to be selected by Total Wine as one of three charities, alongside the Long Center and Capital Area Food Bank of Texas, to benefit from […]

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New Trail Signs on Violet Crown Trail

New Trail Signs on Violet Crown Trail

Beginning 3/31, the Texas Conservation Corp will begin installing new mile marker and wayfinding sign posts on the main trail of the Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail / Violet Crown Trail system. The sign design, manufacturing and installation is being coordinated by Hill Country Conservancy as part of the implementation of phase I of the Violet Crown Trail Master Plan.

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Support Us Through HEB Tear Pads

Support Us Through HEB Tear Pads

Thanks to Earth Share of Texas, Hill Country Conservancy can benefit from your HEB shopping trips! Look for this sign at check-out stands at 70 Central Texas H-E-B and Central Market locations during the month of April! With a small $1, $3 or $5 donation, you can support dozens of environmental and conservation projects.

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