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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January 2018

EPIC 10th Anniversary Happy Hour

January 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
REI Downtown Austin, 601 N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Free

It’s the 10th year of EPIC and we’re taking over REI’s downtown location for an evening of fun! Stop by after work for delicious bites from Easy Tiger, free beer, and great company. This is the perfect opportunity to learn about EPIC, find out about all of the upcoming events we have in store for 2018, learn about Hill Country Conservancy & the Violet Crown Trail, and meet other young outdoor enthusiasts!

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January Birding & Nature Hike

January 20 @ 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 for 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.

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Walk & Talk with the Founder

January 26 @ 7:50 am - 9:15 am
Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Free

You’re invited to join George Cofer, Hill Country Conservancy’s Founder and CEO, for a hike along the Violet Crown Trail. You’ll have the opportunity to chat with George about all things HCC - conservation, Violet Crown Trail, life in the Hill Country and more! We encourage individuals who are both familiar and unfamiliar with HCC to Walk & Talk with our fearless leader. This event is free to attend!

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MEMBERS ONLY: Travis Young Birders Club Hike at Nalle Bunny Run

January 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Join us as we explore the Hill Country Conservancy’s Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve with Wildlife Biologist Romey Swanson. Sign up and registration is required for attending TAS YBC events. Travis Audubon Young Birders Club membership fees are as follows: Travis Audubon Youth Member $10 Annual Fee (18 years old and younger) OR Travis Audubon Family Membership Annual Fee $50 (up to 4 members in household)

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February 2018

EPIC Violet Crown Trail Cleanup

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – Zilker Trailhead, 2131 William Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Free

Help us clean up the Violet Crown Trail in some of the spots where folks leave behind their trash - this is a great opportunity to get involved on the VCT. We will spend 1.5-2 hours cleaning up and enjoying a hike.

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February Birding & Nature Hike

February 17 @ 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 for 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.

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March 2018

Save the Date: It’s My Park Day Spring 2018

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

It's My Park Day is coming up on March 3 and we're getting together to do some Violet Crown Trail maintenance. Keeping the VCT open and beautiful takes the whole community and we need your help. Projects may include but are not limited to trash cleanup, graffiti removal, invasive species removal, and seed ball making. Projects are open to all ages and abilities and the registration link is coming soon!

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March Birding & Nature Hike

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 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 for 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.

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EPIC Spelunking at Hobbit Hole

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dahlstrom Ranch Buda, TX United States + Google Map
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EPIC is going spelunking! On Sunday, March 18, EPIC Members will suit up and descend into Hobbit Hole, located on the historic Dahlstrom Ranch. This is a member-only event so purchase your membership now!

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April 2018

April Birding & Nature Hike

April 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 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 for 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.

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