Hard Working Volunteers: Palm and Mayfield

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Today we kicked off the fall volunteer workday season (ok, it certainly doesn’t feel like Fall out there right now) with a small volunteer workday at Palm Park to begin the process of spreading another 10 truckloads of soil (recycled from the Republic Square Park berms, I might add) and then the 8 truckloads of mulch.  We’re restoring an area …

Kayaking on the Colorado

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Austin’s Trail Network Needs Your Vision

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For the past twelve years there’s been a small but growing effort to increase the number and variety of hike and bike trails in Austin. While Town Lake Trail is the most famous, Barton Creek Greenbelt the most ridden and floated, and Shoal Creek the oldest, there is a growing movement to link these and other portions of our community …