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    Tree Planting at Reed Park

    January 16th, 2013
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    Here is information about the tree planting in Reed Park on Jan. 18 from Mateo Scoggins in Watershed Protection.  Mateo spoke to the WANG board several months ago about his efforts in working with PARD to improve the streambanks of creeks in various city parks, including Reed Park… Planting runs for 9:00AM – 12:00PM  

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    Dirty Creek at Reed Park — TCEQ Meeting On Nov. 28 To Develop Citizen-Based Plan To Reduce Bacteria Levels

    November 28th, 2012
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    TAYLOR SLOUGH/REED PARK CREEK BACTERIA:  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold a public meeting to develop a citizen-based plan to reduce bacteria levels in four Austin streams.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, Room 325. Parking is available […]

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    Fall Fling, Movie in Tarrytown Park

    September 16th, 2012
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    Enjoy a free movie under the stars in Tarrytown Park! Sep t 22 The super-extra-good times start at 5:30 with a free bounce house, P. Terry’s, & Jim Jims available for purchase, then at around 7:30 we will watch Parent Trap Flyer: 85x11flierB Hello block captains and a few extras!  Below is the invitation for the 5th Annual Fall […]

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    Mount Bonnell Fall Clean-Up, September 29th

    September 16th, 2012
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    Dear Neighborhood Leaders, The West Point Society of Central Texas has scheduled a clean-up of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell for Saturday morning on the 29th of September between 9 and 11. We are looking for 30 volunteers ages 15 and up to pick up litter in the parking lot and on the trails and […]

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    Restoration of creeks in local parks

    April 3rd, 2012
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    City of Austin Parks Departments and Watershed Protection are teaming up to restore native vegetation to creeks in parks all over Austin which will improve water quality as well as aid reducing flooding.  Locally, there are two parks with planned proects.  For details, see the links below: Reed Park restoration fact sheet Tarrytown Park restoration […]

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    It’s my park day

    February 1st, 2012
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    On March 3rd, the Austin Parks Foundation is hosting “It’s my Park Day” – a citywide park service day.  For more information, and to sign up for a park near you, please click the following link: http://www.austinparks.org/itsmypark.html

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    Red Bud Isle Ready Set Plant

    December 7th, 2011
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    Friends of Red Bud Isle, Due to recent rains & great planting conditions, the Austin Parks & Recreation Department has changed the date for the “Ready, Set, Plant” event at Red Bud Isle. The event has been moved up to Saturday, December 17th, from 9 am – Noon. If you are already signed up you don’t […]

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    Red Bud Isle Workday Recap

    November 2nd, 2011
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    The Friends of Red Bud Isle recently hosted a workday to clean up and improve the park.  Visit our Red Bud Isle page for links and more info.

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    Tarrytown Parade Sponsor Form

    June 21st, 2011
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    TWENTY-FIRST Annual Tarrytown 4th of July Parade and Picnic!

    June 21st, 2011
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    On Monday, July 4th at 9AM, the TWENTY-FIRST Annual Tarrytown 4th of July Parade and Picnic will be presented 80’s Style! We are going back to when the idea of this parade first began: Back in Time to 1989! To a time when downsizing was the name and simple was the game. When: Batman, The […]

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