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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June 2018

National Trails Day Celebration at the Violet Crown Trail

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
VCT Trailhead at Primrose School, 4920 Davis Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Free

Join HCC and our partners on National Trails Day to celebrate the opening of the newest section of the VCT. Trails make our communities more liveable by providing an opportunity for physical activity to improve fitness and mental health. Trails preserve and restore open space and improve the economy through tourism and civic improvement.

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National Trails Day EPIC Trail Cleanup

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 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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National Trails Day Deer Park Trail Building

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Violet Crown Trail – Deer Park
Free
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June Birding & Nature Hike

June 16 @ 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 Nature Day at Nalle Bunny Run

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Members Only

Spend the day in nature at Hill Country Conservancy's Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve. The day features an early morning birding hike led by Mikael Behrens, EPIC Member and Nalle Bunny Run Docent, canoeing and swimming in Lake Travis, yard games, a picnic, and more.

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July 2018

EPIC Violet Crown Trail Cleanup

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – 360 Trailhead, 3755 S. Capital of TX Highway
Austin, 78704
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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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July Birding & Nature Hike

July 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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EPIC Sunset Bat Paddle

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Texas Rowing Center / Texas River School, 1541 West Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Free - $30

Everyone's favorite, most picturesque, and "quintessentially Austin" summer EPIC outing is back! On warm summer nights in Austin, hundreds of people gather to see the world's largest urban bat colony emerge from under the Congress Ave. bridge, but the best seats in the house are in small watercraft on the lake. Join Hill Country Conservancy's Emerging Professionals in Conservation for a relaxing sunset paddling tour along Lady Bird Lake by kayak or canoe to see the bats.

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August 2018

EPIC Violet Crown Trail Cleanup

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 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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August Birding & Nature Hike

August 18 @ 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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