APF x Cedars International: Understanding Park Ecology

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Earlier this year, APF had the opportunity to work with seniors from Cedars International High School to create a social media campaign geared toward better understanding park ecology. Two of Mr. Carroll’s Natural Science classes explored the relationship between parks, ecology and us.
Over the next few weeks we will update our blog as this series is rolled out. Be sure to check back each week to learn about a new topic!

Austin’s Native Plants

Lorenzo, Joseline and Dulce researched native plants that thrive in Austin. They focused on three plants that are easy to care for year-round and provide food and shelter for wildlife habitats!


Jackie and Maliza dug into the benefits of mulch in gardens and parks. Learn how mulch can help earthworms, plants and trees!

Companion Planting and Composting

Jaden, Siler and Joseph researched companion planting and composting! They added in some tips and tricks to get started with both – take a look!