Volunteering for our Copperfield Trails, Greenbelt, and Park together with the City of Austin, Austin Parks Foundation, and Keep Austin Beautiful What: Business meeting for volunteers of Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails Who: All interested volunteers When: Sept 7, 2017 (a Thursday), 7-8 PM (time allotted for meet and greet 30 minutes before and after
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Nature Hike to discuss plants and critters in our area led by Wildlife Biologist(s) from 9-10 AM on June 3 starting at the greenbelt entrance at the end of Peggotty in Austin’s Copperfield Neighborhood, near the intersection of Trotwood Drive and Peggotty in the 78753 zipcode. Dress for a hike: closed toed shoes, pants, hat, and
We had a great group for Copperfield Trails again this year for Keep Austin Beautiful’s Clean Sweep event. Thank you to everyone that was able to be a part of the action and happy trails!
The Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB) 2017 Clean Sweep is April 8th from 9 am to 11 am. We will meet at the Pond at the end of Blakeney Lane to pick up litter, beautify the gardens, and remove some invasive species. Please register for the cleanup with KAB at http://keepaustinbeautiful.org/program/clean-sweep to insure you get a t-shirt. You
Volunteers improved the entrance trail at Byers Lane on Monday March 6 by improving steps on the steep trail, including a stone step at the bottom. Their efforts to make Copperfield Nature Trail even better are much appreciated.
Ain’t no rain stoppin’ us and we worked and had fun for 2 hours between rain showers on March 4 for It’s My Park Day! Some invasive plants were removed, mulch spread to decrease mud on the entrance trails and help our trees, and the wildflower beds were tended and enhanced. Our next work day
Joey, an Art Institute film maker, records ambiance sound at Blakeney pond on a sunny day in January as part of the finishing touches on his senior project titled “Curse of the Deadwolf”. Scenes shot earlier at Blakeney pond are an important part of the project about a metal musician having a rough day.
Ever wonder what’s causing all the feeding frenzy splashing at Blakeney pond? Luis reveals it may just be this Large Mouth Bass he caught and released in 2016. Thanks for sharing Luis! Happy Trails.
Thanks to Mary for braving the cold and sharing photos of Frost Weed along our Copperfield Nature Trail showing why it’s called Frost Weed.
Austin Parks Foundation’s It’s My Park Day! Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails will join in this day of service to our parks and trails. Go to https://givepul.se/3p4e2 for more info and to register. Or visit https://www.austinparks.org/volunteer/ to learn more about this and other volunteer opportunities to help show our city parks and green spaces that we care about