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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April 2017

Pop Up Park @ The Salt Lick

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619 United States
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On Saturday, April 1, the VCT Pop Up Park will be popping up at the Salt Lick to kick off their month of giving to Hill Country Conservancy! Come check out the park while waiting for your barbeque and learn about the Violet Crown Trail! Why a Pop Up Park? Austin is famous for many things, one of which is our culture of our citizens getting outdoors and experiencing nature. Our Greenbelt and Zilker Park and many trails are famous…

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$5

April Birding & Nature Hike

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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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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Pop Up Park @ Jo’s Pet Parade

April 15 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Jo’s Hot Coffee Good Food, 1300 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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On Saturday, April 15, the VCT Pop Up Park will be popping up at Jo's Pet Parade! Come check out the park while enjoying the adorable pets parading down South Congress and learn about the Violet Crown Trail! Why a Pop Up Park? Austin is famous for many things, one of which is our culture of our citizens getting outdoors and experiencing nature. Our Greenbelt and Zilker Park and many trails are famous destinations and the new 30-mile Violet Crown…

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$120

An Evening in Green

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brodie Homestead, 5211 Brodie Ln
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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Hill Country Conservancy is hosting its inaugural Evening in Green, a celebration of Austin conservation. Guests will celebrate Earth Day at the gorgeous Historic Brodie Homestead with delicious bites from Nightcap, signature cocktails, open bar, and live music in an atmosphere you won’t forget.

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Pop Up Park @ Old Settler’s Music Festival

April 21
The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619 United States
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On Friday, April 21, the VCT Pop Up Park will be popping up at Old Settler's Music Festival! Come check out the park while enjoying the music and learn about the Violet Crown Trail! Why a Pop Up Park? Austin is famous for many things, one of which is our culture of our citizens getting outdoors and experiencing nature. Our Greenbelt and Zilker Park and many trails are famous destinations and the new 30-mile Violet Crown Trail will soon be…

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Give 5% to Mother Earth Day

April 21

Give 5% to Mother Earth Day is an Earth Day campaign that raises funds and awareness for nine nonprofits working to protect and preserve our Central Texas environment. Give 5 encourages Austinites to get out and Eat, Shop and Play at participating businesses across the city on April 21 to benefit our local environment!

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Earth Week Stewardship Day

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Join Hill Country Conservancy for a day of service to the environmental community on Earth Day 2017. There will be various volunteer projects on the Violet Crown Trail including an afternoon of youth stewardship opportunities at the Violet Crown Trail 290 Trailhead. Email Hanna@hillcountryconservancy.org to sign up or find out about additional volunteer opportunities.

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$20

Earth Day Live Festival

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Scoot Inn, 1308 E 4th St.
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Join Hill Country Conservancy and Sun Radio as we celebrate Earth Day underneath the oak trees at the Historic Scoot Inn. We’ll have some of the best Americana bands from around Austin coming together for an incredible evening of music and merriment. Full lineup will be announced soon!

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May 2017
$10 - $35

The Travis Country 5K Run

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Blue Valley Park in Travis Country, 4504 Travis Country Circle
Austin, TX 78735 United States
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5K Family Run and Kids' K Event Benefitting the Hill Country Conservancy May 7, 2017 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Blue Valley Park in Travis Country 4504 Travis Country Circle, Austin, Texas Course Info and Map: http://www.traviscountry5k.com/course/

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EPIC Hill Country Campout

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - May 14 @ 5:00 pm
Shield-Ayres Ranch, TX United States + Google Map

It is time to get out in nature, eat some great food, drink some beer, play some games, sing some songs, make new friends, and stay up real late with Emerging Professional in Conservation. Camping Deets: - Directions to Shield-Ayres Ranch will be emailed to the happy campers the week of the campout - Arrival time is between noon - 4pm on Saturday. Campers arriving after that time will not be able to access the property. - BRING YOUR OWN…

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