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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February 2019

EPIC Violet Crown Trail Cleanup

February 17 @ 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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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. Location: 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd, Sunset Valley, TX Weather: If this event needs to be cancelled or rescheduled…

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March 2019

Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5.00

Description 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 (Located near Hwy 360 &…

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March HCC Walk & Talk

March 29 @ 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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April 2019

April 5th HCC Walk & Talk

April 5 @ 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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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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EPIC VCT Cleanup at Spyglass Trailhead – CANCELLED due to weather

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – Spyglass Trailhead, 1599 Spyglass Dr.
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Due to forecasted thunderstorms, this trail cleanup has been cancelled. Check back for other opportunities to get involved on the trail! 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!    

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EPIC Hill Country Campout

April 13 @ 11:00 am - April 14 @ 12:00 pm
Puryear Ranch, Fitzhugh Rd & Crumley Ranch Rd
Austin, TX 78738 United States
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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 Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC)! This members-only event provides access to Puryear Ranch, a beautiful, conserved property in the Texas Hill Country. Not an EPIC member? Join now and come camping with us!

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April 16th HCC Walk & Talk

April 16 @ 9:50 am - 11:15 am
Violet Crown Trail Slaughter Lane, 5011 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749 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 chat with…

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May 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at Slaughter — CANCELLED

May 5 @ 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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NOTE: This trail cleanup has been cancelled due to trail damage after recent rains. The VCT at Slaughter Lane is currently closed. Please check violetcrowntrail.com for the most up-to-date trail status.

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Walk & Talk at the 290 Trailhead-CANCELLED

May 10 @ 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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Due to inclement weather, this Walk and Talk has been cancelled. Please check our upcoming events for future opportunities to Walk and Talk on the Violet Crown Trail! 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? We hope you'll join us for a future…

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HCC Walk & Talk at Dick Nichols Park

May 17 @ 7:50 am - 9:15 am
Violet Crown Trail Slaughter Lane, 5011 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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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 an HCC Walk & Talk at Dick Nichols Park! 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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