September 5, 2015 9am - 11:30am
After a rainy spring and humid summer, it'll be time to get back to our normal volunteer workdays at Pease Park. Thanks to the hundreds of volunteers who helped get the park back in order following the Memorial Day floods, Pease is looking proper for use throughout the summer. So get out there and enjoy it!
Join us the morning of Saturday, September 5th from 9:00 to 11:30 for our first post-summer workday (UT Football doesn't play until 6:30 that evening). We will meet near the picnic tables at 1100 Kingsbury. Pease Park Conservancy will provide snacks, refreshments, and t-shirts for...more
Austin demonstrated its love for historic Pease Park on the morning of Saturday, May 30 by pitching in at the post-Memorial Day flood clean-up event sponsored by the Pease Park Conservancy. Approximately 175 volunteers of all ages showed up to clear debris, level trails and recreation areas, and revitalize flower beds, among other numerous tasks designed to address the damage caused by water overflowing into the parkland from nearby Shoal Creek last week.
“I am truly astounded by the public turnout on Saturday,” said Andy Gill, the Conservancy’s executive director. “The large number...more
The Austin City Council begins deliberations this week to adopt the 2015-2016 municipal budget, including funding for the city’s parks and recreational facilities in the upcoming fiscal year. The advocacy group Great Austin Parks has identified the need for additional monies in the proposed budget for trails, swimming pools, forestry, basic maintenance, and recreation center programs for disadvantaged youth.
The Pease Park Conservancy urges everyone to contact Mayor Adler and their City Council Member to request a greater level...more