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507, 2017

People + Parks: Advocacy in Action

July 5th, 2017|Categories: Adopt A Park, APF News, City Budget, It's My Park! Day, Park Advocacy, Parks, People + Parks, Support Our Parks, Volunteer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Elizabeth McGuire In one of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin, a team of stewards is working to preserve their park and to inspire others to follow suit in their own neighborhoods. Three leaders [...]

2806, 2017

Park Pollinators: Meet Cynthia Rodriguez

June 28th, 2017|Categories: APF News, Park Pollinators|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our tagline is people + parks, and we take that to heart. We know the people we work with, both inside and outside the office, are what make this organization successful, and we're proud of [...]

106, 2017

People + Parks: Champion Collaborator

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Parks, People + Parks, Special Projects|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Elizabeth McGuireIn an industry whose mission is to bring beauty and nature into communities, landscape company Clean Scapes stands out, and is leaving its green thumbprint on parks all over Austin.This award-winning company has [...]

106, 2017

APF Celebrates 25 Years of People + Parks

June 1st, 2017|Categories: APF News, Support Our Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Blues on the Green, Salt Lick BBQ and Chipotle help APF celebrate our 25th anniversary When Austin Parks Foundation began in 1992, we were a small group of committed park stewards - just 12 volunteer [...]

1905, 2017

Project Playback: Art Installations at Perry Park

May 19th, 2017|Categories: ACL Music Festival Grants, APF News, Project Playback|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Austin Parks Foundation helps fund the installation of art at Perry Park, with the help of partners The Contemporary Austin and Austin Parks and Recreation. With the help of a grant from Austin Parks Foundation, [...]