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  • November 12 Workday!

    The next workday is coming up! Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails are participating in Ready!Set!Plant! a Treefolks coordinated event. We'd love if you'd register and come on out to help! Thanks!
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Atterbury Pond Ready! Set! Plant! Nov 12, 2016
October 5, 2016

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Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails NEXT Volunteer event Saturday November 12! Mark your calendars and sign up at Treefolks. http://www.treefolks.org/volunteer-opportunities/
Scroll down to where it says “streamside sapling planting/Ready! Set! Plant!” and click on “sign up” for Copperfield Nature Trail. We will be removing young ligustrum and replacing with small native trees at Atterbury pond trail entrance.
Treefolks is coordinating this event and will be bringing in some volunteers from throughout Austin. We’ve got volunteer slots reserved just for Copperfield volunteers, so sign up now to show your neighborhood pride. I’ve signed up and hope you’ll all join me in this fun event planting trees.
Planting baby trees is very rewarding, as you can come back years later to see how your work has progressed into a big tree.

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National Public Lands Day – Volunteers Needed for September 24!
September 15, 2016

There will be a workday at the trails on September 24, 2016 in celebration of National Public Lands Day. 9 AM to 12 Noon. Stay for all or some.

We’ll meet at the Blakeney Lane pond entrance to the trail at 9 AM, feel free to come a few minutes early to sign in and perhaps meet some of the other volunteers.

This event is sponsored by Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails in partnership with City of Austin Parks Department.
Adults and children accompanied by an adult welcome to participate after signing liability release provided at the work day.

Some of the work will include: Blakeney pond wildflower beds and butterfly bed at park, trail weeding and cleanup. Trash pick-up at park and along trail as needed.
We’ll provide tools and supplies.

Please dress to work!: sturdy closed-toed shoes, pants, long sleeves, and hat recommended. Bring your own sunscreen, water to drink, snacks. Consider bringing plant loppers, if you can! Thanks!


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Copperfield Trails Website Undergoing Update
July 13, 2016

We’re currently updating the website to reflect a restructuring of the Friends of Copperfield Trails group. Nothing big is changing, we’re merely making the website easier for more members to post news and pictures of the trail. You might notice some things out of place for the next few days while we clean up. Thanks for sticking around!


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November 12, 2016 Workday!

Ready! Set! Plant! Saturday November 12 Atterbury pond trail entrance Mark your calendars and sign up at Treefolks. http://www.treefolks.org/volunteer-opportunities/

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