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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...

October 8, 2007

Red Bud Project Takes Off

Here are a couple pictures from Friends of Red Bud’s recent volunteer day. They used APF grant funds to purchase benches, cedar fences and a kiosk. Bern Abpl...

October 2, 2007

It’s My Tee Shirt!

We are still getting compliments on our 2006 It’s My Park! Day tee shirt, designed by Enviromedia. Today I even received this picture in my email – of Jessic...

September 16, 2007

A few photos from ACLMF…

Rosie and I have been tabling the past two days at the ACL Music Festival, telling folks about our work and how funds from ticket sales again this year will ...

September 10, 2007

Come visit us at ACL Music Festival!

Austin Parks Foundation is the presenting non-profit foundation of the Austin City Limits Music Festival again this year and will be tabling at the Good for ...

August 27, 2007

Explore Holly Shores – Bring Kids!

After brunch at Mr. Natural (mmm, tofu migas)Dan and I headed west for a little walk along the Holly Shores portion of Town Lake. You could just walk down Ch...

July 24, 2007

Austin’s Trail Network Needs Your Vision

For the past twelve years there’s been a small but growing effort to increase the number and variety of hike and bike trails in Austin. While Town Lake Trail...

June 12, 2007

Rotary Club Rocks Shoal Creek

Or at least a part of it, 25 volunteers from the Rotary Club Service Committee came out on Sat, June 9 and helped us remove a 1.5 foot high berm covered...