Project Playback: Building Connections on the Copperfield Nature Trails

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The Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails (FCNT) is a volunteer-based community of friendly neighbors who care and are dedicated to improving the Copperfield Neighborhood in Northeast Austin. FCNT focuses on improving the Copperfield Nature Trails with general maintenance, clean ups and much more. It’s groups like these that keep Austin parks alive and well, and Austin Parks Foundation is proud …

Taking Care of What We’ve Got: Important Maintenance in Austin’s Parks

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Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for picnics in the park, hanging by the pool, and all the outdoor fun that summer brings. To have all of that fun though, our parks and pools need to be taken care of. A perfect example is the Barton Creek Greenbelt, an Austin favorite, that will be …

Photo Round-up: New & Pending Park Projects

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On my way to and from various meetings today, I saw several projects in parks and wanted to share a few photos of them.  First, the Festival Beach Gardens, which we helped fund through a parks grant, working with the Sustainable Food Center, the Parks department and neighborhood / community gardening groups. What was just grass and a few trees …

Trinity Trails – Part 2

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Finally, I’m posting part two of my bike ride on the Trinity Trails during the International Downtown Association conference in Ft Worth.  Day two took me southwest, with some cool improvements happening.  This was a Sunday afternoon and a very popular stretch of the trail with lots of people on it.  The new portions of the trail were quite impressive.

21 Acres to be Donated to the City in Montopolis

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For Immediate Release September 21, 2010 Montopolis Tributary Trail Association Media Contact: Stefan Wray 512-983-5852 21 ACRES TO BE DONATED TO CITY IN MONTOPOLIS Austin, Texas – The Montopolis Tributary Trail Association and Montopolis neighbors very much thank the McElhenney Family for their generous donation of 21.3 acres of their property to the City of Austin that will be preserved as open green …