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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August 2018

EPIC Violet Crown Trail Cleanup

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
VCT Zilker Park Trailhead, 2201 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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Free

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.

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August Birding & Nature Hike

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5

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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Walk & Talk with the Founder

August 24 @ 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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Free

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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September 2018

Hill Country Nights

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater, 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd #1A
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Hill Country Nights is more than just your standard gala event in town, it’s the Hill Country’s party of the year! Drinks and silent auction kick off the evening; a mouth-watering spread from Salt Lick BBQ and live auction will keep the night going; and a best in class concert caps off the evening in true Austin style. Grab your Hill Country Best (boots and jeans are most welcome here) and join us in keeping the Hill Country here forever!

General admission tickets to the concert only will be available in the mezzanine and balcony through the ACL Live website. Please check back for more information as the concert approaches!

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September Birding & Nature Hike

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Preserve, 4615 Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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$5

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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October 2018

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

It’s My Park Day Fall 2018

November 3 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

It's My Park Day is coming up on November 3 and we're getting together to do some Violet Crown Trail maintenance. For this activity, we will: Line the outside of the trail with soil, to create a berm, plant native grasses and wildflower seeds in the dirt. Make seed balls. Please wear close-toed shoes, maybe a hat because it is not super shady where we will be working, and bring plenty of water.

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November Birding & Nature Hike

November 17 @ 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 @ 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 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Violet Crown Trail, Zilker Park Trailhead, 2131 William Barton Dr
Austin, TX 78746 US
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Free

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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