Day 2: Red Bud Isle Project

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E-Corps and Rico from PARD made tremendous progress on Tuesday, with three rows of rock steps put into place, the first way down into the water (they got there very early to dig out the rock and dirt.) It’s looking good!  Another four folks are working on removing and treating all of the invasive tree stumps that we cut on …

Williamson Creek Greenbelt Central

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Neighbors of the greenspace at Emerald Wood and South 1st have been working on improvements to their park for a long time – even though their park didn’t even seem to have a name! At long last, they have a sign officially indicating the area’s status as parkland. In the past few years, neighbors have cleaned tons of trash out …

New Kiosk Displays at Bull Creek

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Over the weekend, Skip Cameron of Bull Creek Foundation, Austin Parks Foundation’s oldest affiliate, worked with an eagle scout candidate to install new kiosk displays (trail map and information) along the Inga VanNynatten Memorial Trail (also known as the Bull Creek Greenbelt Trail)  Here’s a photo of the scouts and Skip at the kiosk in front of their work!

Dirty Hands Caravan helps out at Barton Creek Greenbelt

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On Thursday, May 1, 150 volunteers traveling on three bio-fueled buses as part of the Dirty Hands Caravan came to Austin and Barton Creek Greenbelt. With the tremendous support of American Youthworks E-Corps, the Parks Dept, the Austin Parks Foundation, the Greenbelt Guardians and Keep Austin Beautiful we had volunteers removing non-native trees and plants from three sites on Barton …