Congrats to Our It’s My Park Day – At A Distance Contest Winners!

Grant Ausbury 
It's My Park! Day
, It's My Park Day

We’re still so thrilled with the level of participation during our first It’s My Park Day – At A Distance! Together, we were able to make a big impact for Austin’s parks in a safe, meaningful way. Many of you entered one of 4 contests including: Oldest IMPD T-shirt, Design Your Own IMPD T-shirt, Tree of IMPD and Oldest Live …

Thank you, Austin, for Making IMPD – At A Distance a Great Success

Grant Ausbury 
It's My Park! Day
, All Parks, Blog Page, Featured Top LPs, It's My Park Day, It's My Park Day - Through the Years, Volunteer

In a year where a lot of things are uncertain, y’all made it clear that Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces are important. It’s My Park Day – At A Distance was a great success thanks to the 850+ Austinites that helped our city’s outdoor spaces. Thank you for all your support. We’re also grateful to all of the City …

Seed Balls 101: Beginners Guide to Making Seed Balls

Grant Ausbury Blog Page, Education, It's My Park Day, Little Hummingbird Society Page

× Hey there! COVID-19 has changed how we do things, and your safety is our priority. Please keep social distancing best practices in mind if you choose to visit parks, trails and green spaces. Thanks, y’all! Seed balls, also known as seed bombs, are one of our favorite ways to bring some color to our volunteer projects. They are an …

Tree Care 101: Beginners Guide to Happy, Healthy Trees

Grant Ausbury Blog Page, Education, It's My Park Day, Little Hummingbird Society Page

Trees are superheroes when it comes to our planet. They clean the air, combat climate change, keep us cool, save water and so much more! We’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks so you can keep the trees in your life happy and healthy for years to come. Austin Parks Foundation recognizes the importance of trees not just to our …

Labor of Love: Thousands of Volunteers Help Parks on It’s My Park Day

Grant Ausbury 
It's My Park! Day
, All Parks, Blog Page, Featured Top LPs, It's My Park Day, It's My Park Day - Through the Years, Volunteer

On March 7th, Austinites woke up bright and early, headed to 110 different parks across our city and selflessly gave their time and labor. 4,000 volunteers showed our parks love by cleaning, planting, weeding, mulching, gardening, painting and so much more. All in one day! This was by far the most It’s My Park Day participants ever. We’ve come to …

COVID-19 Update: It’s My Park Day Will Go On As Scheduled

Grant Ausbury APF News, It's My Park Day

Some of you may have seen the recent announcement from Mayor Adler around SXSW. Based on this, we wanted to update you on our plans for It’s My Park Day. It’s My Park Day Will Go On As Scheduled on Saturday, March 7th Please remember that It’s My Park Day is not a mass-participation event at a single location. We …

Spring It's My Park Day

APF’s Spring Edition of It’s My Park Day Presented by Wheatsville Food Co-Op Takes Place on March 2

AustinParksFoundation 
It's My Park! Day
, APF News, It's My Park Day, Press Release

Local restaurants and businesses to offer special givebacks to all volunteers. Volunteer registration now open.   AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 6, 2019) – Austin Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce that the nonprofit’s annual city-wide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day (IMPD), is kicking off this year with the spring date set for Saturday, March 2. Presented by Wheatsville Food Co-Op, …

People + Parks: Future Philanthropists

AustinParksFoundation 
People + Parks
, Adopt A Park, Impact Grants, It's My Park Day, Parks, People + Parks, Volunteer

By Elizabeth McGuire If you ask Anissa Castillo what she remembers about volunteering with her young family at the last It’s My Park Day, she will talk of quality time, life lessons and good citizenship. If you ask her kids what they remember, they will say, “digging in the mulch and jumping on rock piles!” Both answers are perfect. The …

IMPD volunteers at Festival Beach

THANK YOU to our Fall IMPD Volunteers!

AustinParksFoundation 
It's My Park! Day
, It's My Park Day, It's My Park Day - Through the Years, People + Parks

A big thank you to all of our IMPD volunteers for helping make It’s My Park Day such a success! The over 2,000 volunteers helped contribute more than $162,000 worth of labor to our city parks, trails and preserves. We couldn’t have made this event happen without all of them, so from the entire Austin Parks Foundation board and staff – …

it's my tree week

It’s My Tree Week

AustinParksFoundation 
It's My Park! Day
, APF News, It's My Park Day

In partnership with the City of Austin’s Urban Forestry Division, and the Parks & Recreation Department, we’re proud to present It’s My Tree Week! This week-long celebration of all things trees runs this Saturday, October 27th through next Saturday, November 3rd. It is chock full of fun activities for the whole family. Read on to see how you can celebrate Austin’s beloved trees! …