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Hill Country Alliance annual Hill Country Photo Contest starts May 1

Online Submission

HCA’s annual photo contest spotlights the Texas Hill Country’s unique region of diverse wildlife, pristine springs, sprawling landscapes, star-filled skies, multi-generational land stewards, historic towns, and hidden oases. With a rapidly growing population and increasing development coming into the region, many of these special qualities are at risk of being lost forever. This spring, theRead More


Applications for Young Texan Ambassadors Open

The Young Texan Ambassador (YTA) program supports the next generation of community and environmental leaders. The program serves youth ages 15-25 for a 9-month service learning and environmental education program. Each ambassador completes a cleanup and a capstone service project in their community. The program is provided completely online and open to young people acrossRead More


Leopold Live! Conservation Easements


Leopold Live! is back with Chapter Two, Episode 23 - Conservation Easements with expert Chad Ellis from the Texas Agricultural Land Trust. Leopold Live! began as a live-streaming seminar series conducted in partnership with the Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve (Bamberger) to demonstrate to natural resource students, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts the original 5 creative methodsRead More


Birding + Nature Hike at Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve

Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve 4615 Bunny Run, Austin, Texas, United States

***Please RSVP to ensure you receive important details and updates about this event*** Kick off your weekend with a guided birding and nature hike at Hill Country Conservancy's Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve. Whether you are an avid birdwatcher or picking up binoculars for the first time, join us for an early morning hike andRead More


6th Annual National Trails Day on the Violet Crown Trail Fun Run!

Violet Crown Trail - Dick Nichols Trailhead Latta Drive & Convict Hill Rd, Austin, Texas, United States

Join Hill Country Conservancy for our sixth annual National Trails Day Celebration. National Trails Day is a nationwide event held to encourage people to discover their local trails and celebrate spending time outdoors, and what better way to celebrate than enjoying the Violet Crown Trail? We're excited to host our annual fun run, and thisRead More


Paddle Party and Demo Day

TC Paddlesports 480 N. Taylor St, Fort Worth, United States

2nd  Annual Paddle Party and Demo Day at Panther Island featuring boats from Mountain Sports and Jackson Kayaks. Join us for a blowout party on the beautiful Trinity River National Water Trail in Downtown Fort Worth. Try out a variety of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, and fishing kayaks. Want to try paddling? This isRead More

$5 – $10

Black Swan Yoga & Pease Park Conservancy Wellness Day

Great Lawn at Pease Park 1100 Kingsbury Street, Austin, United States

Step into a day of blissful rejuvenation at our second annual BSY Wellness Festival on June 2nd. Immerse yourself in a harmonious blend of yoga, mindful movement, and soulful sound offerings, intentionally curated to uplift your body, mind, and spirit. As you embark on this transformative journey, you'll also have the opportunity to explore aRead More


Headwaters at the Comal Summer Camp (2 Sessions)

Headwaters at the Comal 333 E Klingemann St, New Braunfels, United States

Looking for some fun, hands-on activities for the kids this summer? Do you know a young scientist who likes to explore outside, follow animal tracks, and see what critters are living in the stream? Headwaters is hosting half-day nature camps the first 2 weeks of June, and we would love for your favorite explorer toRead More


Green Jobs: Exploring STEM Natural Resource Careers


Webinar with Ted Stevens, Education Director, Texas Forestry Association Learn how to use Project Learning Tree's new Green Jobs guide that is TEKS-aligned and STEM correlated to inspire your students to pursue a future career working outdoors in a natural resource forestry related career. The guide contains four fun hands-on activities to explore this topicRead More


Mammoths! For Kids

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, United States

Stephany Eoff, local biology teacher and recipient of a grant from the US Forestry Service to study at the Waco Mammoth National Monument, will present a program for children on the mammoth remains found in Central Texas. She will read the book, "Baby Mammoth, Frozen in Time," bring teeth collected from a local creek, fossilsRead More


Managing Vultures on the Texas Landscape


During this presentation we will discuss the two vulture species found in Texas, their basic biology, the ecosystem services they provide, and the damage they can cause in both rural and urban environments. We will also cover the laws and regulations surrounding migratory birds so that attendees can ensure their management efforts do not violateRead More


2nd Saturday Bird Walk

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Pl, McKinney, United States

2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There are also plenty of opportunities provided for participants to ask questions from experienced birders. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks. This program is typically offered monthly from September through June annually.

Free – $12