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

Rock Climbing with Austin Ascents

June 2, 2019 @ 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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July 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at 360 Trailhead

July 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail – 360 Trailhead, 3755 S. Capital of TX Highway
Austin, 78704
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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: 360 Trailhead, 3755B S Capital of Texas Hwy | Austin, TX 78704

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August 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at Zilker Trailhead

August 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail, Zilker Park Trailhead, 2131 William Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78746 US
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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: Zilker Trailhead, 2212 William Barton Dr | Austin, TX 78746

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September 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at Spyglass

September 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spyglass Trailhead, 1600 Spyglass Dr
Austin, TX 78746 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. ***Please RSVP to ensure you receive important details and updates about this event*** Location: Spyglass Trailhead | 1600 Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746 Weather:…

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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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February 2020

EPIC VCT Cleanup at Spyglass

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Spyglass Trailhead, 1600 Spyglass Dr
Austin, TX 78746 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!

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