Eeyore Returns

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After suddenly disappearing this week, Eeyore mysteriously returned to his home at Eastwoods Park on Wednesday night. Neighbors are deeply relieved. Eeyore pretends to be as mournful as ever, but we sense a slight air of satisfaction at being home again in his demeanor.

Auction Oaks @ Republic Square Project in Statesman

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In the Saturday, November 24th edition of the Austin American-Statesman, Sarah Coppola writes about our upcoming project to restore the Auction Oaks area of Republic Square. Read the story here. Not mentioned directly in the story but I do want to point out is the great work of TBG Partners, especially TBG Partners principal Daniel Woodroofe and great help from …

Haikus We’ve Received So Far – What do you think?

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Please comment and let us know which of these you think best expresses Austin Parks Foundation. I’ll be adding more haikus as they come in. Eternal summer We might rely on A/C But for Austin Parks Laying foundations, Town Lake, Barton and Shoal Creek, For generations. Trees, a trail, a bench A green place built by neighbors hands – This …

Austin’s Trail Network Needs Your Vision

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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 is the most famous, Barton Creek Greenbelt the most ridden and floated, and Shoal Creek the oldest, there is a growing movement to link these and other portions of our community …

Parkland Dedication Ordinance Changes Update

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The Austin City Council held a public hearing and vote on proposed changes to the Parkland Dedication Ordinance at the City Council session on June 7th, but did not vote on the ordinance due to a snag in how the agenda item was posted for action. So, the council will vote on at their next regular session on Thursday, June …