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Film Fest Chooses Short Film done by Friends of Copperfield Nature Trail Volunteer at Copperfield Nature Trail Blakeney Pond!

Film maker Michael Mendoza and frequent Copperfield Nature Trail mulching project volunteer had this say about his inspiration for the film “I live along the Copperfield Nature Trail. I like to volunteer and lead projects with the Friends the of Copperfield Nature Trial (FCNT) neighborhood group. Earlier this year I was invited by a member

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2021 Volunteer Events for Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails

January 9, 2021 Love Where you Live Day : this Keep Austin Beautiful sponsored event will be done social distancing style. Visit link below for more info and to help celebrate Keep Austin Beautiful’s 35th anniversary by giving back to your Austin: https://keepaustinbeautiful.org/love-where-you-live-day/ MLK Day 2021 (January 18 or the Saturday before): You are encouraged

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Copperfield Mulching Project in November

Can you help on November 12, 2020 starting at 9 AM? that’s a Thursday weekday. Because of social distancing, special requirements must be met. For more info and how to register Please send us a comment by going to “contact us” under “FCNT Group” pull-down menu at the top of the window.

Solo Park Clean Up Volunteering

Austin Parks Foundation encourages individuals to help keep our parks a nice place to be. You can register and document volunteer hours for picking up trash on Give Pulse through September 30, 2020. https://www.givepulse.com/event/195631-Solo-Park-Clean-Up-Ongoing?referring_group_id=8707 If you are interested in doing more by leading a small group of volunteers to do mulching or other tasks, please

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7 Principles of Leave No Trace

Even more important during times when volunteer activities and city services may be less during a pandemic to help improve the overall health of our communities. https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/ Link above goes into more depth and is from the Leave No Trace, Center for Outdoor Ethics Plan ahead and prepare Travel on durable surfaces (stay on designated

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