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February 15, 2008

Rain and Volunteer Thanks…

With rain failing from the sky on this Friday evening, I’m hoping that the volunteer workday out at Turkey Creek Trail @ Emma Long Park doesn’t get rained ou...

February 5, 2008

Tree Planting at Shipe Park

Thanks to Austin Energy, we’re getting some trees planted in two parks as mitigation for Austin Energy projects that resulted in removal of trees close-by. O...

January 13, 2008

Friends of Turkey Creek workday, 1/12/08

On Saturday, Jan 12, 2008, volunteers from the Friends of Turkey Creek assembled to continue their work to improve portions of this popular off-leash dog fri...

January 8, 2008

Tree Work at Country Club Creek Trail

Austin Parks Foundation is funding tree work along the Country Club Creek Trail, running from Kreig Fields at Guerrero-Colorado River Park south to the trail...

January 4, 2008

Upcoming Volunteer Days in January

Ok, 2008 is here and it’s time to volunteer and we have 8 projects this month. So, pull out your hiking boots, water bottle and gloves and come on out and pi...

December 12, 2007

Thanks to our 40 volunteers at Red Bud Isle

On Sat, December 1st, despite the overcast day and a bit of drizzle, over 40 volunteers from the Central Texas Trail Tamers, the Friends of Red Bud Isle and ...

November 5, 2007

Oct 28 – Austin Oyster Adventure Race

On Sunday, October 28th, 38 teams of 3 people competed in the first Austin Oyster Adventure Race. Developed and produced by Team Sage Productions of Denver, ...

October 20, 2007

Planting at Brush Square, Downtown Austin

On Sat, October 20th volunteers from the Friends of Brush Square, Austin Parks Foundation, the Hilton Hotel and the Austin Fire Department Station #1 came ou...

October 20, 2007

Pease Demo Plots – Statesman Article

In the Saturday October 20th edition of the Austin American Statesman, you can read about our Pease Park Demonstration Restoration project. Click here to...

October 16, 2007

We’re plotting some dirty restoration

Here they are, our much ballyhooed Pease Park Soil-Restoration Test Plots. What you see here is a long view of several plots. Each plot is divided into six p...