Strategic Conservation Planning

Learn how HCC is looking ahead to strategically consider how to better leverage limited funds and make an ever greater impact in future years!

Land Conservation Remains as Popular as Ever

A recent example is found in Travis County, Texas, where on November 8 voters approved $82.1 million to buy land for parks and open space. It may come as a surprise to some, but the outcome of the Travis County vote was hardly unusual.

HCC’s conservation partners are serious about drought.

It is a harsh and well-known reality that we are now in the worst drought in a very long time, and there’s no clear indication that it will let up any time soon. Many of us living in urban and suburban areas are subject to the “hydro-illogical cycle”, which starts with awareness as a result of drought, followed by panic, …

Another Conservation Success for HCC and Storm Ranch!

To date, through partnerships with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Austin, the Houston Endowment and LCRA, the Storm family and Hill Country Conservancy have protected over 3,500 acres of Storm Ranch.

HCC Conserves Ragland Ranch

The Hill Country Conservancy, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), recently purchased a conservation easement on the Ragland Ranch near Buda.