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

Volunteer Opportunity on National Public Lands Day

September 28 @ 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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Free

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by joining Hill Country Conservancy for a fun volunteer opportunity on the Violet Crown Trail!

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National Public Lands Day Walk and Talk

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States
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Celebrate National Public Lands Day by joining Hill Country Conservancy for a fun and educational morning stroll on the VCT.

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October 2019

Caring For Your Land – Incentives for Land Stewardship and Conservation- Blanco

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Gem of the Hills, 2233 US-281
Blanco, TX 78606
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Join Hill Country Conservancy and our partners at the Hill Country Headwaters Initiative for a fun and informative landowner workshop!  Register here. Workshop Overview: Private landowners ensure the health and productivity of the Hill Country’s land, water, and wildlife, often without recognition or reward. The Hill Country Headwaters Conservation Initiative (HCHCI) is an innovative program made up of numerous partners, which provides financial and educational resources to private landowners seeking to leave their land better than they found it. This…

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EPIC VCT Cleanup at the 360 Trailhead

October 6 @ 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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CANCELLED: Walk-and-Talk on the VCT at the 290 Trailhead

October 11 @ 7:50 am - 9:30 am
Violet Crown Trail, Slaughter Lane Trailhead, Violet Crown Trail – 290 Trailhead,, 4934 W US Hwy 290 Service Rd
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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This walk-and-talk event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. However, you can find other upcoming opportunities to walk and talk on the Violet Crown Trail on our events page!

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Caring For Your Land – Incentives for Land Stewardship and Conservation – Llano

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
TBD

Join Hill Country Conservancy and our partners at the Hill Country Headwaters Initiative for a fun and informative landowner workshop!  Register here. Workshop Overview: Private landowners ensure the health and productivity of the Hill Country’s land, water, and wildlife, often without recognition or reward. The Hill Country Headwaters Conservation Initiative (HCHCI) is an innovative program made up of numerous partners, which provides financial and educational resources to private landowners seeking to leave their land better than they found it. This workshop…

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Monthly Birding & Nature Hike

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve, Bunny Run
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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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 (Near Hwy 360 & Pennybacker Bridge) The…

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2019 Fall EPIC Hill Country Campout

October 26 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 11:00 am
Cherry Springs Ranch
Free

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 EPIC! This members-only event provides access to Cherry Springs Ranch, a beautiful, conserved property in the Texas Hill Country.  What's Included: Access to a one-of-a-kind Hill Country property A delicious dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning Beer, coffee and light snacks What you'll bring:  Camping supplies (tent, sleeping bag, camp chair, pillow, etc) Flashlight or…

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November 2019

It’s My Park Day, Fall 2019 – Davis Lane Volunteer Event

November 2 @ 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 @ 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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