HCA is a passionate community caring for the unique features, spring-fed streams, heritage ranch lands, spectacular beauty and culture of the Texas Hill Country for the benefit of future generations.

Community Resilience

As our region reacts to ongoing challenges, the Hill Country Alliance is working to keep you connected.

Our Work

Oak trees sprawl out, casting shade over a yellow field of tall grass.


The Texas Hill Country region covers over 11 million acres in 17 counties of mostly privately held land.

Sunset fades over red trees and the flowing water of a rocky creek


Thirteen Texas rivers begin in the Hill Country and provide water for millions of downstream neighbors.

The Milky Way illuminates a brilliant blue, starry sky over a Hill Country river.

Night Sky

The Hill Country sits on the edge of night and as development pushes westward, we are losing our view of the night sky.

A little boy in cowboy boots and a button down shirt swings a rope in the middle of a rodeo arena.


90% of Hill Country lands are in unincorporated areas where there is little authority to plan for growth.

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HCA serves as the backbone organization and fiscal sponsor of the Texas Hill Country Conservation Network.

Latest News

Hill Country ‘snapshots’ captured in 2023 calendar

The 2022 winners in the "Snapshot of the Hill Country" photo contest have been chosen, and you can hang their work on your wall with a 2023 calendar. The Hill Country Alliance contest "challenged photographers to capture the fleeting beauty of life" in the region,...

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Social Media

2 weeks ago

Hill Country Alliance
Webinar TONIGHT! The Texas Hill Country Conservation Network is hosting a virtual open house about the Hill Country Land, Water, and Natural Infrastructure Plan at 6:30 PM CST. Use the link below to register: tinyurl.com/hillcountryplan El seminario web es esta noche! Estamos organizando una exhibición abierta y virtual sobre el plan de terreno, agua, y infraestructura natural del Texas Hill Country a 6:30 PM CST. Use el enlace incluido para registrarte: tinyurl.com/hillcountryplan ... See MoreSee Less
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.@Mitchfound encourages you to learn more about how concrete plants spew pollutants into mostly low-income areas and what Texans and Texas policymakers are attempting to do about it. http://tinyurl.com/2ys6jjxd @airallianceHOU @NewsHCA @TramTexas @TexasTribune #SustainableSolutions

More great coverage of the 2022 Hill Country #PhotoContest - thank you @101FunHL for the feature! This year's winning photos spotlight our region's beautiful & fragile wildlife, waters, and starry night skies.
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