Thanks to Amber Novak for her photo taking expertise for this and a number of other photos...
The 2009 edition of It's My Park Day is over, but extending our thanks and our appreciation to all who participated is just beginning. Most of all, we'd like to thank our partners at the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, as well as our title sponsor, Wheatsville Food Co-op, who gave us all [...]
Yesterday we crossed the 1,500 volunteer threshold for sign-ups for Saturday's It's My Park Day but we still have a number of projects that need more volunteers. So, far 15 projects are full - but we still have openings at: Gus Garcia Trail Project (NE) Dottie Jordan Park (NE) Joslin Park (S) Guerrero Park / [...]
We've had a host of wonderful volunteers at our office in the past three days folding t-shirts and promotional materials, stuffing project leader bags, packing trail mix and rubber banding packs of gloves. We're in good shape for our supply distribution day next Thursday at REI Downtown, but we still need more volunteers for the [...]
It's My Park Day presented by Wheatsville Food Co-op is rapidly approaching on Sat, March 7, 2009 - we now have 63 projects and we have 1,000 people signed up to volunteer but we need 1,000 more. Please take a look at the projects on our It's My Park Day page and sign up for [...]
Join the Austin Parks Foundation for the 7th annual It's My Park Day, presented by Wheatsville Food Co-op This is the annual Austin area volunteer park improvement day on Saturday March 7 and we have over 40 park improvement projects that needed volunteers - planting trees and plants, clean-ups, non native tree and plant removal [...]
It's My Park! Day is the Austin Parks Foundation's biggest annual one-day event! And we need your help! The next It's My Park! Day will be March 7, 2009. Project leader registration is now open via www.austinparks.org/itsmypark.html. This earlier date will allow for tree planting and avoid major conflicts such as Clean Sweep, SXSW, Earth Day, [...]
The sixth annual It's My Park! Day was Saturday, April 12 and we had a record 51 park improvement projects with 1,400 volunteers signed up. We're getting back reports of actual numbers, but in the meantime, we wanted to begin sharing the many pictures that we are receiving - check them out on our Flickr [...]