The First Time Project Leader Meeting is Jan. 29

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Join Austin Park Foundation’s Volunteer Manager and Environmental Educator, Bill Stout, and our Programs Director Ladye Anne Wofford for our It’s My Park Day First Time Project Leader Meeting on January 29, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at our office: 507 Calles Street, Ste. 116, Austin, Texas 78702. When you become a project leader you are playing an …

It’s My Park Day – Projects, Leaders, Sponsors & Yard Signs

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Here at It’s My Park Day HQ (aka the Austin Parks Foundation office) we’re working away on a number of different It’s My Park Day projects, but we wanted to remind you of a few important items: 1) Project Registration is Open. We now have nine projects with a total of 780 Volunteer opportunities.  Our goal is 60-70 projects with …

This Year’s Model

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and by that we mean this year’s T-shirt design for all It’s My Park Day Volunteers.  Yup, it’s got the “love your park” theme again and is a nice deep red.  Definitely going to stand out when volunteers are wearing them!  On the back will be all of our sponsors logos. (There’s still time to become a sponsor and get …

2 Months to It’s My Park Day!

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What do the following companies have in common: Wheatsville Food Co-op, Jackson Walker LLP, Community TechKnowledge, Texas Gas Service, BMC Software, URS, MFI Foundation, Technu Extreme, REI, Clif Bar, Hill Country Outdoors and Texas Rowing Center? They are all sponsors of the 2011 edition of It’s My Park Day, which is coming up on March 5, 2011. Our sponsors make …

It’s My Park Day reports from the field

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Here are some of the comments we got on Facebook! Look for more IMPD updates here, on our Flickr site, and on our main website It’s My Park Day page. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

It’s My Park Day – Wooldridge and Republic Squares

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We had a downtown squares double-header for It’s My Park Day – we spent the morning at Wooldridge (officially 100 years old!) spreading 46 cubic yards of mulch around all of the big trees, as well as bare spots and also began the process of scraping and sanding down the railings on the gazebo for a big paint job to …

It’s My Park Day is here – tell us/show us what you did

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Looks like we’re going to have a good morning on this annual It’s My Park Day.  We’re going to be at two events – Wooldridge Square in the morning – mulching and sanding the gazebo and at Republic Square in the afternoon – planting 1600 plants in the Auction Oaks area from 1:30-3:30 pm.  Please tell us what you did, …

Still Need Some Volunteers for It’s My Park Day

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Tomorrow, It’s My Park Day returns – with 69 park improvement projects across Austin’s parks.  We have over 2,357 volunteers signed up, but we could still use several hundred more – our goal is 3,000 volunteers.  You can sign up at www.austinparks.org – among the projects with openings are: Williamson Creek Clean-up Johnson Creek Hike and Bike Trail Bull Creek …

It’s My Park Park Day is Saturday – Now is the time to sign up!

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Our biggest event of the year – It’s My Park Day – is this Saturday and we need a lot more volunteers.  So, if  you’re thinking of helping out, please don’t wait any longer – sign up on our website: www.austinparks.org – we have 67 park improvement projects to choose from and while we have 1,600 volunteers signed up, we’re …