Forestry Mower in Action A new loop trail (with off-leash priviledges) on the north side of Mary Moore Searight Park is going in. The first step is to clear a path through tons of cedar (Ashe Juniper) trees Through an Austin Parks Foundation grant, the friends of Mary Moore Searight Off-Leash area, [...]
With a grant from the Austin Parks Foundation and a lot of fundraising by the Hill Country Inline Club, there is now a great new shelter at the entrance to the Veloway with benches where folks can put on their skates, take a break between cycling and skating activities. These photos are from Hill Country [...]
The Veloway [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YCfnuGqs5w] We just got a new video camera, and I tested it out at the Veloway. Forgive the rough cuts - it's my first time w/the editing software, too.
A small shelter with a concrete floor, metal roof and benches is now under construction at the Veloway entrance. Funded by funds raised by the Hill Country Inline Club and a grant from the Austin Parks Foundation, this will be a great addition for gearing up for a roll on the Veloway or taking a [...]
The Trail Foundation's Between the Bridges Project, on the edge of Butler Park just east of Lamar Blvd and the Pfulger Bridge, is nearing completion. I was in the area the other day and took this fuzzy photo with my phone. It's looking great with some really nice stone walls, improved drainage, newly planted trees, [...]
Our friends of SEATAG (that's the Southeast Austin Trails and Greenways Group) who have designed and built the (so-far) 1.5 mile Country Club Creek Trail practice the ultimate in recycling. They taken three huge concrete slabs, dumped at the park at one point and hauled them to beautiful spots along the trials under some of [...]
Neighbors of the greenspace at Emerald Wood and South 1st have been working on improvements to their park for a long time - even though their park didn't even seem to have a name! At long last, they have a sign officially indicating the area's status as parkland. In the past few years, neighbors have [...]