FAQs: What We’re Asked the Most About Austin Parks Foundation

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This may be our most frequently asked question! Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that works in collaboration with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD). APF is not a city-owned entity and receives financial support through donors, corporate sponsors, third-party fundraisers, Austin City Limits Music Festival and more. Here’s more on the difference between Austin Parks …

Open Volunteer Opportunity: Spyglass Trailhead to the Barton Creek Greenbelt

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Volunteers will continue an ongoing project to complete the connection from the new trailhead to the Violet Crown/Barton Creek Trail! Tools, gloves, materials, a water jug and snacks will be provided! Please bring a reusable water container to stay hydrated. Looking forward to having you out for a productive work day at Spyglass!

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 8

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Projects at Spyglass Trailhead are helping to amplify parkland in Austin This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! This week we’re shining a light on …

People + Parks: The Difference Maker

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By Elizabeth McGuire Who is David Rockwood? The Eagle Scout If you meet David Rockwood on the Barton Creek Greenbelt on a sunny fall day, be prepared to hear some philosophizing, some ranting and more than a few references to Boy Scouts. “So you were an Eagle Scout?” you may ask him. “Am. I AM an Eagle Scout,” he will …