Special Projects

Commons Ford Prairie Restoration Project

2017-03-28T11:35:21+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Parks, Special Projects|

by Diane Sherrill, Commons Ford Prairie Restoration Organization Commons Ford Metropolitan Park has been a favorite spot for birders for some time, especially Ed Fair. When it was brought to his attention (by Byron Stone, another well respected birder) that most of the park’s vegetation was invasive, non-native grasses; and that those grasses did not [...]

Barton Creek Trail Corps @ Loop 360

2017-06-27T11:49:27+00:00 January 27th, 2011|Parks, Special Projects|

Yesterday, the Barton Creek Trail Corps, plus another crew were out at Loop 360 Access.  They were finishing up a set of steps begun a few years ago at the 2009 National Trails Day Event that we and Hill Country Conservancy co-hosted and that former Barton Creek Parks staffer Matt Scales was working on before [...]