Photo Round-up: New & Pending Park Projects

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On my way to and from various meetings today, I saw several projects in parks and wanted to share a few photos of them.  First, the Festival Beach Gardens, which we helped fund through a parks grant, working with the Sustainable Food Center, the Parks department and neighborhood / community gardening groups. What was just grass and a few trees …

2 Statesman Articles of Note: 6/28/10

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Wanted to note in that the Austin American Statesman today (6/28/10) there are two pieces to note: 1) Pam LeBlanc wrote about the challenges of the City Parks Staff to keep up with the trash and maintenance efforts on Barton Creek Greenbelt. (You can help by getting ready for our next big volunteer workday on Barton Creek Greenbelt on September 25th- …

Upcoming Park Project Meetings

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We wanted to let you know about a few upcoming park project related meetings. 1. Wed May 13: Waller Creek District Master Plan Public Workshop The City is asking the community to help shape the vision of the Waller Creek District by attending a public workshop on Wednesday, May 13. Learn more about its current condition and provide input on …

Please Support the Boardwalk Trail Conceptual Plan

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On Thursday, the Austin City Council will consider the Boardwalk Trail Conceptual Plan as item #10 on their agenda.  At 9:30 am, we will participate with the Trail Foundation, BikeTexas and other supporters in a press conference in front of City Hall.  Please come out and support the trail by attending and then registering your support on the kiosks in …

Please Support Completing The Trail @ Lady Bird Lake

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In the next few weeks, the Austin City Council will consider the proposed concept plan for the Riverside Boardwalk Trail.  Work on design and possible routes has been underway since this past summer and we hope that you’ve been able to attend the many open houses and public meetings. Specifically, the conceptual plan seeks to close the 1.3 mile gap …