Barton Creek Trail Corps – First Rock Work Project

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Thanks to our National Trails Day Volunteers

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We love our volunteers – Thanks so much! We had 300 people (maybe more, we’re still counting) working at our a dozen projects at Barton Creek Greenbelt – repairing erosion, building rock berms to channel water, rebuilding portions of trail, building steps and a lot more.  Our tremendous thanks to our sponsors: The Austonian, REI, Texas Gas Service, the Salt …

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 …