Volunteer Nov 1 to Clean-Up Barton Creek Greenbelt!

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GreenNotes Concert and Cleanup, November 1 Join CLIF Bar, Austin Parks Foundation, Sierra Club, Keep Austin Beautiful, REI and Austin-based musician Ben Kweller for a Barton Creek Greenbelt cleanup and concert event from 10 am to 3 pm beginning at Zilker Park Polo Fields Clif Bar will provide the food to keep the energy up, and Ben Kweller will provide …

Red Bud Isle Visitors Lift Their Limbs…

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Over the past two weeks, volunteers lead by Nadene Morning as well as American Youthworks E-Corps have been removing more invasive (non-native) trees on Red Bud Isle.  As a result, over 95 percent of the invasives have now been removed, but the amount of brush piled up along the trails was huge.  Thanks to a few signs encouraging park users …

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 …

Thanks to our 40 volunteers at Red Bud Isle

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On Sat, December 1st, despite the overcast day and a bit of drizzle, over 40 volunteers from the Central Texas Trail Tamers, the Friends of Red Bud Isle and volunteers from the Austin Parks Foundation came out to spread mulch, pull out or cut down non-native trees, especially ligustrum, and repairs one of the smaller eroded areas along the trail. …