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Hill Country Hike at Los Rincones

Saturday, 4/12/14

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Join TLC and other fellow Hill Country enthusiasts by exploring Los Rincones -138 acres owned by the Texas Land Conservancy. This preserve features Juniper-oak woodlands, grassland savannas, and is a beautiful snapshot of the Texas Hill Country just outside of Kerrville. We will be going off-trail over rocky, occasionally steep terrain, finding plants both beautiful and rare.


Birding Focus 8:30-11:30am

Botany Focus 12:30-3:30pm

Hikes are free and open to the public, however space for both hikes is limited. For more information or to reserve your spot please email:

"Give 5% to Mother Earth" - Earth Day 2014, Austin, TX

Tuesday, 4/22/14


“Give 5% to Mother Earth” is an annual Earth Day campaign that recruits Austin businesses to pledge to donate 5% of their gross sales on Earth Day to benefit seven Austin environmental non-profits: Clean Water Fund, Friends of Barton Springs Pool, Hill Country Conservancy, Texas Campaign for the Enviroment Fund, Texas Land Conservancy, Tree Folks, and Urban Roots.  EAT, SHOP, and PLAY on April 22nd in support of local businesses and in the spirit of keeping Austin green, clean, and healthy!

To see a complete list of participating businesses, visit  


 Earth Day Texas 2014, Dallas TX

Saturday - Sunday, 4/26/14 - 4/27/14


Earth Day Texas (formerly, Earth Day Dallas) is an annual, outdoor festival seeking to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way Texans think, live and work. The family-friendly and free-admission event allows leaders in the corporate, academic and non-profit worlds to unite and show Texans how green lifestyle choices can lower their cost of living, improve their health, and help save the environment.

Texas Land Conservancy will have a booth at the event - stop by and see us! For more information about Earth Day Texas, visit:

Check back often for more upcoming events!


Take a look at some of the events we held in 2013:



OCNP Volunteer Workday

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve
Pierce St, Dallas, TX 75233

November 16, 2013 from 9:00-12noon

Dallas Happy Hour

Outpost Dallas

1115 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203

November 15, 2013 from 7:00-9:00pm

Cocktails and conversation with TLC staff.

Bounty: Giving Thanks for the Land
with Fresh Chefs Society at
Springdale Farm
755 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702
November 13, 2013 from 7:00-9:30pm
Live music, food, drinks, raffle tickets, family friendly, and free.

Earth Day 2013

April 22, 2013
Earth Day always brings out the fun for TLC. In 2013, it was no exception. We hosted a happy hour at Easy Tiger in Austin, spread the word about Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas at Earth Day Dallas, spoke at Horizon UU Church in Carrollton and participated in Austin Give 5% for Earth Day for the fourth year in a row. Click here to read more and see photos.