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EPIC VCT Cleanup at the Slaughter Trailhead

Violet Crown Trail at Slaughter Lane Trailhead 5011 W Slaughter Ln, Austin

Join members of Emerging Professionals In Conservation (EPIC) as we clean up the Violet Crown Trail (VCT) in some of the spots where folks leave behind their trash. This volunteer opportunity is open to anyone, and is a great way to get involved on the VCT! We will spend 1.5-2 hours cleaning up and enjoying a hike.

EPIC Happy Hour

REI - Austin Downtown Store 601 N Lamar Blvd, Austin

Do you like outdoor adventures, making new friends, and environmental conservation? Join us for a Happy Hour to learn more about Emerging Professionals In Conservation, Hill Country Conservancy's young professionals organization!

EPIC VCT Cleanup at Spyglass

Spyglass Trailhead 1600 Spyglass Dr, Austin

Join members of Emerging Professionals In Conservation (EPIC) as we clean up the Violet Crown Trail (VCT) in some of the spots where folks leave behind their trash. This volunteer opportunity is open to anyone, and is a great way to get involved on the VCT!

Trail Cleanup with EPIC and Leave No Trace

Violet Crown 290 Trailhead 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd, Sunset Valley

Emerging Professionals In Conservation is excited to be working with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department and the Leave No Trace Center For Ethics to raise awareness for outdoor recreation ethics and think about solutions for visitor-created impacts like litter, damaged vegetation and trail erosion. Join us on Saturday, March 7th for It's My Park Day at the 290 Trailhead ...

EPIC Virtual Bingo

Even though we can't gather for events right now, celebrate the spirit of EPIC with a virtual bingo game! Get outside for some physically-distanced FUN, and enter for a chance to win an EPIC swag package. Register here.

EPIC Trivia Night

Join Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) for some virtual fun with a nature trivia game! There will be questions about all sorts of things, from the Violet Crown Trail to nature and the outdoors. Grab a drink and join us for this virtual trivia happy hour at 6pm on September 24. This event is free and open to EPIC members ...

Free

EPIC Rock Climbing with Austin Ascents

Milton Reimers Ranch Park 23610 Hamilton Road, Dripping Springs

Join EPIC and Austin Ascents for a morning of rock climbing at Milton Reimers Ranch Park. We're offering two limited-capacity sessions, based on your climbing experience. Both sessions are 8:00am-12:00pm at Reimers Ranch. Saturday, October 24 - Beginner This is the session for you if: you have no climbing experience, or very limited indoor or outdoor experience and you have ...

$30 – $55

Violet Crown Trail Cleanup – Meet at Dick Nichols Park

Dick Nichols Park 8011 Beckett Rd, Austin

Show your love for the Violet Crown Trail by helping us keep the trail clean! ***Please RSVP through Eventbrite to ensure you receive important details and updates about this event*** Join Hill Country Conservancy as we pick up trash along the Violet Crown Trail. This socially-distanced volunteer opportunity will be led by members of Emerging Professionals In Conservation (EPIC).  This ...

Free

Violet Crown Trail Cleanup at the Latta Drive Trailhead

Latta Drive & Convict Hill Road Latta Drive, Austin

Show your love for the Violet Crown Trail by helping us keep the trail clean! ***Please RSVP to ensure you receive important details and updates about this event*** Join Hill Country Conservancy as we help keep the Violet Crown Trail clean and safe! This volunteer event, hosted by members of Emerging Professionals In Conservation (EPIC) is open to anyone, and ...

Free

NTD on the VCT Virtual 5k Fun Run and 1 mi Walk

Violet Crown Trail Virtual, Austin

Join Hill Country Conservancy for a virtual fun run on National Trails Day (NTD)! National Trails Day is a nationwide event held to encourage people to discover their local trails and celebrate spending time outdoors. This year spend NTD on the VCT! All proceeds will go towards keeping the trail that you love safe and clean to enjoy. For the ...