AUSTIN - It's with deep appreciation and admiration that we announce Pease Park Conservancy Founder Richard Craig will be stepping down as Chairperson of the Board of Directors. This transition will become effective following executive committee elections scheduled for the Conservancy's January 3rd board meeting.
Richard began Trees for Pease in 2008 following his retirement from the State Comptroller Office to reverse the steady decline in Pease Park's infrastructure and ecology. From 2008 to 2014, Pease Park Conservancy (PPC) largely focused on environmental restoration...more
AUSTIN- With 2016 coming to a close, we're thankful for the hundreds of volunteers who came out to Pease Park this year to help us in our efforts to beautify the park and greenbelt. Since 2008 the Conservancy has been organizing and managing volunteer workdays to restore, and now enhance, Pease Park and the Shoal Creek Greenbelt.
All told, nearly a thousand volunteers participated in over 30 volunteer days in 2016. Tasks ranged from picking up trash, mulching trees, removing invasive species, removing graffiti, planting new trees, spreading wildflower and native grass seed, to...more
March 4, 2017 9am - 12pm
Please join us for the Austin Parks Foundation's annual city-wide It's My Park Day. IMPD is a city-wide clean up of our parks, trails, and open spaces. We will be sprucing up Pease Park for Spring and working on a variety of tasks suitable for all ages and abilities. We'll have snacks and refreshments for all our great volunteers. Registrants through the Austin Parks Foundation's website will get a cool t-shirt too!
Please click here to register.more
April 8, 2017 9am - 12pm
Please join us and our friends at Keep Austin Beautiful for the annual city-wide Clean Sweep. We will be cleaning up the park, tending to our new trees and caring for the trails. There will be tasks for all ages. We will have some yummy refreshments for all our great volunteers and if you register on the Keep Austin Beautiful website, you get a cool t-shirt as well. See you there!
Registration coming soon, but please hold the date!more