Pease Park Conservancy is dedicated to the rehabilitation, beautification, and support of Austin's central city park for the enjoyment of Austin and future generations.

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We're Hiring

PPC is looking for a Director of Development!

November 14, 2018

Pease Park Conservancy seeks a passionate, dynamic, and committed leader to lead, manage, and organize fundraising initiatives on behalf of the organization. Read Full Job Description Here

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PPC is thrilled to announce our $9.7 million grant from The Moody Foundation!

November 1, 2017

The Moody Foundation's $9.7 million gift will fund the design and construction of the first phase of the Pease Park Master Plan, and will serve as the lead gift for the Conservancy’s planned Capital Campaign to be launched early 2018. Learn more here!

Yippee Ki Yay

Stickwork at Pease Park

September 2, 2017

In January 2018, internationally-acclaimed environmental artist, Patrick Dougherty, created one of his majestic Stickwork sculptures in Pease Park, entitled Yippee Ki Yay ...more

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Slope Failure in Wooten Woods

May 8, 2018

On Friday, May 4, 2018 following the severe weather that moved through the Austin area, a slope failure occurred on the west bluff overlooking Shoal Creek adjacent to the 2500 block of North Lamar Blvd. ...more

Pease Park a State Antiquities Landmark

Pease District Park Designated as State Antiquities Landmark!

December 11, 2017

Pease District Park was officially designated as a State Antiquities Landmark by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) at the THC's quarterly meeting on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. The designation recognizes the park's historical and cultural significance. "Pease Park is Austin oldest park. Its development by the Kiwanis Club in 1926 proved to be the genesis of the City of Austin's parks system." Learn more here!

Upcoming Events

MLK Day of Service

January 21, 2019

On our first volunteer day of the year in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., let's show our park some love. Major trail improvements will be underway along the southern portion of Pease Park. Register Here.

Wrangler Day

February 3, 2019

The Texas Wranglers will be helping the Conservancy spread Dillo Dirt on Big Field to keep it nice and green for the rest of the year!

Ready..Set..Plant!

February 9, 2019

Help us plant and seed the park with TreeFolks and Watershed along the east side Shoal Creek.

It's My Park Day!

March 2, 2019

This is the largest city-wide volunteer event in Austin. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Pease Park will be hosting a fun workday and unique Texas Arbor Day activities.