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Our latest conservation easement project is a monumental one! The permanent conservation of the 747-acre Ruby Ranch, a historical property in Hays County, is the final piece of the puzzle that will result in over 10,000 acres of contiguous open space.
A special thank you to the businesses that donated 5% of their sales on Earth Day and everyone who supported us by visiting these businesses! Continue celebrating Mother Earth with us by joining us on a nature hike, grabbing a tearpad coupon at HEB, or becoming a member!
Open Space is worth a great deal to our thriving community. Read inspiring stories about what conservation is worth to Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Hill Abel and Laura Agnew, Mayor Rose Cardona, Laurie Loew, and other members of our community, or tell your story here!
Beginning 3/31, the Texas Conservation Corp will begin installing new mile marker and wayfinding sign posts on the main trail of the Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail / Violet Crown Trail system. The sign design, manufacturing and installation is being coordinated by Hill Country Conservancy as part of the implementation of phase I of the Violet Crown Trail Master Plan.
Thanks to Earth Share of Texas, Hill Country Conservancy can benefit from your HEB shopping trips! Look for this sign at check-out stands at 70 Central Texas H-E-B and Central Market locations during the month of April! With a small $1, $3 or $5 donation, you can support dozens of environmental and conservation projects.
It’s our favorite day of the year and we are once again grateful to have hundreds of businesses around town sharing in the celebrations by donating 5% of their profits to the Give 5% to Mother Earth Day campaign which benefits HCC and 4 other non-profits dedicated to keeping Austin green, clean, and healthy!
2015 is here and EPIC has rolled out its calendar of events for the year. EPIC members enjoy exclusive access to all events, including free or discounted tickets, and amazing opportunities to meet passionate, interesting people!
It seems that each year, we lose one of the heroes of Texas land conservation, and 2014 was no exception. In addition to the loss of R.B. Wilson of Flying Horseshoe Ranch, we were saddened to hear of the sudden loss of Mrs. Gay Ruby Dahlstrom.