College Forward & Natural Texas @ Shoal Creek – Thanks

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A big thank you to College Forward and their wonderful 50 plus volunteers who worked with the Austin Parks Foundation and Carl Brockman and his team from Natural Texas – who provided arborists with chainsaws, a big chipper and the wonderful forestry mower. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” …

REI Shoal Creek Clean-up

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Thanks to Courtney and Beth – Outreach Coordinators at REI for hosting another clean-up on lower Shoal Creek (roughly from 12th to Town Lake Trail) Lots of stuff, but enviro-girl was out there sporting a green wig and a purple cape.  Lots of bags of trash as the picture shows and thanks to REI and their volunteers for continuing to …

We’re plotting some dirty restoration

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Here they are, our much ballyhooed Pease Park Soil-Restoration Test Plots. What you see here is a long view of several plots. Each plot is divided into six parts – three tilled, three untilled. Each part is then treated with a layer of either Dillo dirt, liquid compost (also known as compost tea), or nothing. Below the first picture is …