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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October 2019

Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, 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.  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. ABOUT NALLE BUNNY RUN WILDLIFE PRESERVE (Near Hwy 360 & Pennybacker Bridge) The…

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2019 Fall EPIC Hill Country Campout

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Cherry Springs Ranch
Free

It's time to get out in the Hill Country, eat great food, drink beer, play games, make new friends, and stay up late with EPIC! This members-only event provides access to Cherry Springs Ranch, a beautiful, conserved property in the Texas Hill Country.  What's Included: Access to a one-of-a-kind Hill Country property A delicious dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning Beer, coffee and light snacks What you'll bring:  Camping supplies (tent, sleeping bag, camp chair, pillow, etc) Flashlight or…

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November 2019

It’s My Park Day, Fall 2019 – Davis Lane Volunteer Event

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – Deer Park

If you are looking for a great volunteer event with your kiddos, this is a great family opportunity! Join Hill Country Conservancy on the Violet Crown Trail at Davis Lane to make wildflower seedballs, plant native grasses, and restore the beautiful meadows along the trail.

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It’s My Park Day Volunteer Event – 290 Trailhead

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Free

Join Hill Country Conservancy  on the Violet Crown Trail for It's My Park Day. Hill Country Conservancy will host a volunteer event at the 290 trailhead.  We will do some trail restoration, meadow restoration, native grass and wildflower planting and general trail maintenance.  

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HCC Walk & Talk at 290 Trailhead

November 15, 2019 @ 7:50 am - 9:15 am
Violet Crown 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Free

Are you committed to keeping the Hill Country’s rolling hills and quality of life here forever? An avid hiker or biker of the Violet Crown Trail, excited by a first of its kind regional trail system? Curious about the work of Hill Country Conservancy?   Join us for our HCC Walk & Talk!   You’re invited to join George Cofer, Hill Country Conservancy’s CEO and founding Executive Director, for a hike along the Violet Crown Trail. You’ll have the opportunity to…

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Family Nature Scavenger Hunt

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Violet Crown Trail, Deer Park Trailhead, 4906 Davis Lane
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Calling all nature-loving families! Join Hill Country Conservancy for a nature-themed scavenger hunt along the Violet Crown Trail. We'll provide a guide for you and your little adventurer on your quest to make rubbings of your favorite foliage, identify critter habitats, and recognize the shapes and sounds along a half-mile section of trail in the Deer Park neighborhood.

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December 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at the Slaughter Trailhead

December 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail at Slaughter Lane Trailhead, 5011 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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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.

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HCC Walk & Talk at 290 Trailhead

December 13, 2019 @ 7:50 am - 9:15 am
Violet Crown 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Free

Are you committed to keeping the Hill Country’s rolling hills and quality of life here forever? An avid hiker or biker of the Violet Crown Trail, excited by a first of its kind regional trail system? Curious about the work of Hill Country Conservancy?     Join us for our HCC Walk & Talk!     You’re invited to join George Cofer, Hill Country Conservancy’s CEO and founding Executive Director, for a hike along the Violet Crown Trail. You’ll have the…

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January 2020

Walk-and-Talk on the VCT with Hill Country Conservancy

January 31 @ 7:50 am - 9:00 am
Violet Crown 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Are you committed to keeping the Hill Country’s rolling hills and quality of life here forever? Are you an avid hiker or biker on the Violet Crown Trail, or excited by a first of its kind regional trail system? Maybe you are curious about the work of Hill Country Conservancy? Join us for our HCC Walk and Talk! The Violet Crown Trail makes its way from Zilker Park to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center winding in and out of…

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February 2020

Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, 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. These hikes are $10.00 per attendee and open to the public.  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. 10

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