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

AustinParksFoundation Parks, Volunteer Leave a Comment

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 …

Volunteer Opportunities Postponed to 3-27

AustinParksFoundation Volunteer Leave a Comment

Saturday, 3/20 @ noon update:  West Bouldin Creek Workday is postponed to Sat, 3/27 @ 8:30-1 pm. Republic Square workday scheduled for Sun 3/21 is postponed until Sat, 3/27 @ 1 pm.  Sorry folks, it’s just too wet out there. Yup, we know its SXSW Music Festival Weekend, but it’s also prime park volunteering season.  We have several volunteer opportunities …

It’s My Park Day – Wooldridge and Republic Squares

AustinParksFoundation It's My Park! Day, Parks, Volunteer Leave a Comment

We had a downtown squares double-header for It’s My Park Day – we spent the morning at Wooldridge (officially 100 years old!) spreading 46 cubic yards of mulch around all of the big trees, as well as bare spots and also began the process of scraping and sanding down the railings on the gazebo for a big paint job to …

It’s My Park Day is here – tell us/show us what you did

AustinParksFoundation It's My Park! Day, Volunteer Leave a Comment

Looks like we’re going to have a good morning on this annual It’s My Park Day.  We’re going to be at two events – Wooldridge Square in the morning – mulching and sanding the gazebo and at Republic Square in the afternoon – planting 1600 plants in the Auction Oaks area from 1:30-3:30 pm.  Please tell us what you did, …