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 2018

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October 10, 2018
Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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November 2018

November Birding & Nature Hike

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run 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 and Nature Hikes at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, every 3rd Saturday of the month. The hikes are $5.00 per attendee and open to the public.

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December 2018

Giving Tuesday Celebration at The Castle

December 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Castle, 1111 W 11th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us Saturday, December 1st for an exclusive celebration at The Castle! This party celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) program and honors our Giving Tuesday supporters. Become an EPIC Member or donate $100 or more on #GivingTuesday (November 27th) to receive your invitation to this exclusive event!

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EPIC VCT Cleanup

December 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail, Zilker Park Trailhead, 2131 William Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78746 US
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Help us clean up the Violet Crown Trail in some of the spots where folks leave behind their trash - this is a great opportunity to get involved on the VCT. We will spend 1.5-2 hours cleaning up and enjoying a hike. Location: ZILKER TRAILHEAD | 2131 WILLIAM BARTON DR WEATHER: If this event needs to be cancelled or rescheduled due to rain, we will send an email 12 hours before the event.

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Walk & Talk with the Founder

December 14, 2018 @ 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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You’re invited to join George Cofer, Hill Country Conservancy’s Founder and CEO, for a hike along the Violet Crown Trail. You’ll have the opportunity to chat with George about all things HCC - conservation, Violet Crown Trail, life in the Hill Country and more! We encourage individuals who are both familiar and unfamiliar with HCC to Walk & Talk with our fearless leader. This event is free to attend!

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January 2019

HCC Walk and Talk

January 18 @ 7:50 am - 9:15 am

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 George about all things HCC - conservation, the Violet Crown Trail, life in the Hill Country and more! We encourage individuals who are both familiar and unfamiliar with HCC to Walk & Talk with our fearless leader.

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Nalle Bunny Run Birding and Nature Hike

January 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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.

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February 2019

EPIC Happy Hour at REI

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
REI – Austin Downtown Store, 601 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Do you like outdoor adventures, making new friends, and environmental conservation? Join us for a Happy Hour to learn more about EPIC - Emerging Professionals In Conservation! We're taking over REI for an evening of fun, so stop by after work for delicious bites, beer, and great company. Come learn about EPIC, find out what we have in store for 2019, get educated about Hill Country Conservancy & the Violet Crown Trail, and meet other young outdoor enthusiasts! Members and non-members…

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EPIC VCT Cleanup – CANCELLED

February 10 @ 10:00 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

The VCT cleanup on Sunday, February 10 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.   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…

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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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