HCC hosts several events throughout the year to promote its mission of conserving and preserving open spaces, scenic vistas, and natural habitats. EPIC events are generally for members only. If you are interested in volunteering beyond the opportunities listed, please contact us.
 

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September 2017

EPIC Informal Happy Hour at Easy Tiger

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Easy Tiger, 709 E 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Join us for a casual meetup at Easy Tiger's Main Patio on September 27! Come out after work to meet some of our EPIC members, learn more about what EPIC has to offer, and get to know one another in a more casual setting than our usual events. Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) is an outdoors club dedicated to exploring and preserving the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. We connect with each other and the environment through adventures,…

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October 2017

PIC Lunch & Learn: Conservation Easements 101

October 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Austin Java, Austin Java Search Google Maps Directions Austin Java 4.2·411 reviews$ Restaurant SAVE NEARBY SEND TO YOUR PHONE SHARE Organic coffee, breakfast dishes, soups, salads & burgers plus open mikes keep this cafe popular. Happy hour drinks · Quick bite · Hip 1206 Parkway
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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As you may know, our parent organization, Hill Country Conservancy, works with landowners to conserve their land through conservation easements, but what does that mean? This Lunch & Learn will delve into what exactly a conservation easement is, how it works, and why it's appealing to landowners. The speakers for this Lunch & Learn will be HCC's director of land conservation, Frank Davis, and the owner of Brockenbrough Ranch, Anne Brockenbrough. Lunch is available for purchase from Austin Java. %2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D"]RSVP…

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Clean & Climb with American Alpine Club

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – Gus Fruh, 2642 Barton Hills Dr.
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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This month, EPIC: Emerging Professionals in Conservation is partnering with The American Alpine Club - Austin Chapter to clean up the Violet Crown Trail around the Gus Fruh climbing wall. Afterward, members of the American Alpine Club are staying to climb and would welcome other guests to join them. This is a great opportunity to get involved on the VCT. We will spend 1.5-2 hours cleaning up and enjoying a hike. WEATHER: If this event needs to be canceled or…

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October Birding & Nature Hike

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5

Hill Country Conservancy invites you to join us on one of our Monthly Birding and Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, every 3rd Saturday of the Month. The hikes are $5.00 per attendee and open to the public. *Please note that unregistered parties will NOT be able to join the hike. You MUST register through this site to attend. Thank you for your cooperation! *Directions and further information will be sent the week of the hike

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Private Guided Tour of Lazy Bend Ranch for EPIC Leaders

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

**Attendees MUST register on Eventbrite to attend.** Please be on time, gates will lock at 10:45 am. Experience the beauty of the Texas Hill Country with fellow EPIC Leaders! Join Hill Country Conservancy for a private tour of the spectacular Lazy Bend Ranch, HCC's newest conservation easement -- full of abundant wildlife, scenic views, and beautiful vegetation. The tour will be lead by Frank Davis, Director of Land Conservation for Hill Country Conservancy. This ranch is not open to the…

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November 2017

November Birding & Nature Hike

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5

Hill Country Conservancy invites you to join us on one of our Monthly Birding and Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, every 3rd Saturday of the Month. The hikes are $5.00 per attendee and open to the public. *Please note that unregistered parties will NOT be able to join the hike. You MUST register through this site to attend. Thank you for your cooperation! *Directions and further information will be sent the week of the hike

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December 2017

December Birding & Nature Hike

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5

Hill Country Conservancy invites you to join us on one of our Monthly Birding and Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, every 3rd Saturday of the Month. The hikes are $5.00 per attendee and open to the public. *Please note that unregistered parties will NOT be able to join the hike. You MUST register through this site to attend. Thank you for your cooperation! *Directions and further information will be sent the week of the hike

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