Thanks to our volunteers and sponsors

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It was hot, it was sweaty, it was tough work, but we’re grateful to our 300 plus volunteers for coming out and helping us get rid of a few thousand invasive trees of the ligustrum, chinaberry and nandina variety! A heartfelt thanks to our partners Hill Country Conservancy, EarthShare of Texas, REI, American Youthworks E-Corps, Greenbelt Guardians, Austin Ridge Riders, …

Saturday round-up: West Bouldin, Farmer’s Market, Republic

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Busy day in Austin’s parks – in the morning, I went to help out with another volunteer day at West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt. Ingrid, Matt and the rest of Bouldin volunteers were out removing invasives and stacking them into winrows, other volunteers were mulching the trees in and around the BMX area.  We tackled the area between the creek and …

Invasive Trees and Plants Fall at West Bouldin Creek

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Invasives Removal at West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt

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On Saturday, 12/5, the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Parks committee began the first in services of invasive (non-native) tree and plant removal from the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt.  This is one of a series of recommendations from a recently completed LBJ Wildflower Center Study for improving and restoring the greenbelt.  Here’s a photo along S. 6th of the big pile of …

Invasive Species Removal at Pease

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Thanks to efforts from the neighborhood, an invasive tree removal project has begun at Pease Park on the hillside between Parkway and Windsor Rds.  Funded by donations from a number of neighbors, American Youthworks Enivornmental Corps staff will be cutting down ligustrum, chinaberry and nandina, treating them so they don’t resprout, chipping up all of the brush and laying down …