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H-E-B Tear Pads Support HCC!

H-E-B Tear Pads Support HCC!

This month, the tear-pad campaign at registers at your local H-E-B will benefit EarthShare and it’s non-profits, including HCC!

Hooray for the Farm Bill!

Hooray for the Farm Bill!

You have likely been hearing stories in the media and elsewhere in recent months about the $956 billion dollar 2014 Farm Bill which was signed into law on February 7th. Given the scope and cost of this legislation, it’s easy to find things you love about it, and also things you don’t love so much. Click here for a brief overview of the excellent programs in the Farm Bill and how these programs further the efforts of Hill Country Conservancy, those of other land trusts and most importantly, our landowner partners.

Fulfilling Our Promise

Fulfilling Our Promise

Many people know that the Hill Country Conservancy protects water, wildlife and working lands in partnership with private landowners, frequently using conservation easements. However, we are frequently asked what happens after a conservation easement is in place. Do we simply walk away, knowing that our job is done and the land will forever remain intact and healthy? Or, is there more that needs to be done to ensure that the land is truly conserved, forever?

New Hill Country Native Onesies!

New Hill Country Native Onesies!

Just in! Tiny conservationists love our new “Hill Country Native” onesie! This 100% combed cotton onesie is a great way to show your little one’s Hill Country pride!

Be the Hill Country!

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!

What is Open Space worth to you?

What is Open Space worth to you?

Tell us what open space and conservation mean to YOU and if we pick your story to highlight on the website, we’ll send you a super special gift!

Live Oak Pendant at By George

Live Oak Pendant at By George

Have you heard about the beautiful piece by Cherish Austin that benefits Hill Country Conservancy! Sold exclusively at By George, this will make a GREAT holiday gift! Read more about it here.

“A Violet Crown Affair”

“A Violet Crown Affair”

A huge THANK YOU for everyone who joined us at Hill Country Conservancy’s annual fundraiser, “A Violet Crown Affair!” Pictures are posted on our facebook page, so be sure to follow us!

George Cofer – Enviro of the Year!

George Cofer – Enviro of the Year!

Our fearless leader won BEST ENVIRONMENTALIST in the Austin Chronicle Poll! Check it out here, or click here to read the amazing in-depth article by Michael Barnes about our very own Executive Director!

HCC to be PICC recipient!

HCC to be PICC recipient!

The Office of Sustainability has partnered with local event organizers – Austin City Limits Music Festival, Circuit of The Americas LLC, and ACL Live at the Moody Theater – to create the Positive Impact on Climate and Community (PICC) program. Funds raised voluntarily through the Austin City Limits Music Festival will benefit the PICC program, with 50% of the dollars raised supporting Hill Country Conservancy’s Violet Crown Trail Project!

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