Pease Park

A Few Park Updates for Friday

2017-04-04T20:48:00+00:00 July 16th, 2010|APF News|

A few updates to share from Parks around Austin: First, we were out at Pease Park / Shoal Creek the other day with several folks from Parks and Watershed looking at some of the previous experiments that we did with demo plots, rock work, tree planting, etc. in anticipation of the big restoration project coming [...]

Congratulations to Richard Craig!

2017-04-05T10:00:32+00:00 April 9th, 2010|APF News|

Our congratulations to Richard Craig - amazing volunteer and chairperson of the Trees for Pease effort, who has won the Mayor's 2010 Environmental Awareness Award: Here's what the press release said about Richard: "Richard Craig's “Trees For Pease” project is a “grass roots, tree roots” solution to the problem of deforestation and environmental decline in [...]

New Trailhead at Pease Park

2017-04-05T10:26:45+00:00 March 22nd, 2010|Parks|

New ramp and trail connection at Pease Park / Shoal Creek The Austin Parks and Recreation Dept's Construction Crew is working on a new trail head and access point for the Shoal Creek Trail at Pease Park on Kingsbury St..  On Friday they constructed a ramp to provide easy accessible access to [...]

Re-roofing a great old building

2017-04-05T10:45:06+00:00 February 25th, 2010|APF News, Parks|

There's an old brick tudor style building at Pease Park that used to house the restrooms.  Since a new restroom building was built a few years back, the old building has fallen into disrepair. Thanks to Richard from Trees for Pease, the fine folks at the Old Enfield Neighborhood Association, and approval from the Parks [...]

More Trees for Pease

2017-04-05T11:36:38+00:00 November 15th, 2009|Parks, Volunteer|

Over 100 more trees (complete with in ground irrigation) were installed by volunteers today at Pease Park.  Thanks to Richard Craig and Trees for Pease, as well as the City of Austin Parks Forestry Division, TreeFolks and our many volunteers.  We have another 40 or so trees to be planted sometime in the next month [...]