Seed Balls 101: Beginners Guide to Making Seed Balls

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× Hey there! COVID-19 has changed how we do things, and your safety is our priority. Please keep social distancing best practices in mind if you choose to visit parks, trails and green spaces. Thanks, y’all! Seed balls, also known as seed bombs, are one of our favorite ways to bring some color to our volunteer projects. They are an …

Tree Care 101: Beginners Guide to Happy, Healthy Trees

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Trees are superheroes when it comes to our planet. They clean the air, combat climate change, keep us cool, save water and so much more! We’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks so you can keep the trees in your life happy and healthy for years to come. Austin Parks Foundation recognizes the importance of trees not just to our …

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It’s My Tree Week

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In partnership with the City of Austin’s Urban Forestry Division, and the Parks & Recreation Department, we’re proud to present It’s My Tree Week! This week-long celebration of all things trees runs this Saturday, October 27th through next Saturday, November 3rd. It is chock full of fun activities for the whole family. Read on to see how you can celebrate Austin’s beloved trees! …

Open Volunteer Opportunity! Tree Mulching at Auditorium Shores Dog Park

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Join your friends, neighbors and fellow park-lovers as we give back at Auditorium Shores Dog Park! The group will mulch a group of young trees, a vital activity for the long-term support of our beautiful trees in Austin, especially as the heat of late summer has set in. We will provide tools, gloves, and fresh, cold drinking water – please bring your own water bottles to reduce …

Open Volunteer Opportunity! Gus Garcia Tree Love!

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Join your friends, neighbors and fellow park-lovers as we give back at Gus Garcia Park by mulching newly-planted trees that need this care to grow! The group will mulch trees a group of young trees, a vital activity for the long-term support of our beautiful trees in Austin, especially as the heat of late summer sets in. We will provide tools, gloves, and fresh, cold drinking water – please …

Open Volunteer Opportunity! Tree Mulching at Colony Park!

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The park entrance is actually on Colony Loop (off of Loyola). The first entrance is closed due to construction, so you will have to loop around the school, see the map for detailed directions: https://goo.gl/maps/tUNEYeJHU992 Please join us to provide much-needed mulch to the newly planted trees at Colony Park! APF will provide water, tools, and KIND bars for snacks. …

Open Volunteer Opportunity! Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park Trees Need Your Help!

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Join your friends and neighbors to provide much-needed tree care at Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park! The group will mulch trees a group of young trees, a vital activity for the long-term support of our beautiful trees in Austin, especially before the heat of late summer sets in. We will provide tools, gloves, and fresh, cold drinking water – please bring your own water bottles to reduce waste. We …

Zilker Tree Rescue Project Nearly Complete

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We want to thank the fine people of the Parks Department’s Forestry Division – specifically, Walter, along with Foresters Angela, Keith and Emily and forestry crews for their amazing work in organizing and managing the Zilker Tree Rescue Project, now nearly completed.  The Austin Parks Foundation and the Austin Heritage Tree Foundation assisted by applying for funding for arborist services …

Republic Square Deck is Open!

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We’re pleased to announce that the Republic Square Auction Oaks Phase 1b project is substantially complete and we’ve removed the construction fence.  Still left to do are some touch-up work, installation of the metal tree grate (coming in mid-February) and allowing the sod to root in.  We will be putting out tables and chairs soon and the Farmer’s Market is …