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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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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Cocktails and Conservation! A Happy Hour with HCC’s Board and Staff

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ellis, 111 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Are you interested in getting involved in Hill Country Conservancy? Join us for happy hour to meet our board and staff and to learn more!

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Volunteer Opportunity on National Public Lands Day

September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail , 290 at Gaines Creek, Address: 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd, Sunset Valley, TX 78745
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Celebrate National Public Lands Day by joining Hill Country Conservancy for a fun volunteer opportunity on the Violet Crown Trail!

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October 2019

EPIC VCT Cleanup at the 360 Trailhead

October 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
360 Trailhead, 3755B S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78704 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: 360 Trailhead | 3755B S Capital of Texas Hwy 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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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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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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March 2020

Trail Cleanup with EPIC and Leave No Trace

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Violet Crown 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Highway 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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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 for a trail cleanup, as part of the Leave No Trace Center For Ethics Barton Creek Greenbelt Hot Spot.

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It’s My Park Day, Spring

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Violet Crown Trail, Virtual
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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Join Hill Country Conservancy while we get the butterfly gardens ready for spring! Remove old growth from the butterfly garden to allow the blooms planted in fall to get the nutrients and sunshine they need to grow and bloom in the spring. We will also remove weeds and invasive species such as beggars lice and pick up trash along the trail, and landscape the area around the trailhead sign by replacing soil and planting flowers and plants. There will also…

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