https://www.speakupaustin.org/our-parks-our-future Planning for future of our Austin parks begins now. Consider participating. “The Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) is embarking upon a long-range planning effort to guide the development and growth of Austin’s park system. The theme of this Long Range Plan is Our Parks, Our Future 2018-2028. The Austin Parks and Recreation Department will reach
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Great job! at the Blakeney Pond Project picking up trash and removing johnson grass and other invasive plants from our wildflower areas at Blakeney pond. The Mulch Madness project at the Trotwood and Byers trail entrance also did awesome-there is a Copperfield Trails facebook page with pictures and video of that project. We finished up
Support Copperfield Preserve Click on the title of this post and use the link “Support Copperfield Preserve” to make a donation to our Friends of Copperfield Nature Trail account managed by the Austin Parks Foundation. Thank you! Support Copperfield Preserve
January 13, 2018 March 3, 2018 April 14, 2018,Keep Austin Beautiful Clean Sweep. November 3, 2018, a Saturday, It’s My Park Day Fall Register https://givepul.se/oc2uu or https://givepul.se/a4jpc We have 2 projects: Mulching at Trotwood and Byers Trail entrances and then our usual Blakeney pond/trail trash project. The Mulching project will meet at the Trotwood Trail entrance at
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!
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.