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 2019

Violet Crown Trail Ribbon Run

June 1 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Violet Crown Trail, Slaughter Lane Trailhead, 5011 W Slaughter Lane
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Join Hill Country Conservancy on National Trails Day to celebrate the grand opening of the Slaughter section of the Violet Crown Trail! The inaugural 5K run and 1K walk-and-talk will begin on the VCT at Slaughter at 7:30 am and end at Sendera Park for food, fun and festivities. Runners and walkers will be treated to tacos, coffee, water and goody-bags generously provided by REI.   Schedule: 7:30 - 8:00 am: Runner check-in and group stretch led by REI 8:00 am:…

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Rock Climbing with Austin Ascents

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – Gus Fruh, 2642 Barton Hills Dr.
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Join EPIC and Austin Ascents for a morning of rock climbing on the Barton Creek Greenbelt! Enjoy the Barton Creek Greenbelt as you learn basic climbing technique, including belaying, climbing movement and safety skills. All gear is provided, including climbing harness, helmet, climbing shoes and ropes. Plus you'll receive 5 hours of instruction from trained guides from Austin Ascents and members of the American Alpine Club - Austin Chapter (1 guide for every 6 climbers). No previous climbing experience required!…

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Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Hill Country Conservancy invites you to join us for our monthly Birding + Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, every 3rd Saturday of the month. These hikes are $5.00 per attendee and open to the public.  Register Here. A very special thank you to Mikael Behrens, Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) Member and Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Docent for leading hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve. All hikes are weather permitting. There are no restroom facilities on…

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September 2019

13th Annual Hill Country Nights

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd #1A
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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  Hill Country Nights is more than just your standard gala, it’s the Hill Country’s party of the year! Dust off your boots, and join us for dinner, great tunes and a good time. Hill Country Nights features a mouth-watering spread from The Salt Lick, live & silent auctions and a best-in-class concert. Hill Country Nights also has a country ton of available options to promote your business! Click here to sponsor!  

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