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
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!
Heath has more than 15 years of senior leadership experience in Austin’s nonprofit sector. He has helped raise millions of dollars over the course of his career at organizations like Equality Texas, Texas Advocacy Project, the Long Center for Performing Arts, and The Hispanic Alliance. Heath is passionate about Austin’s green space and believes Pease Park represents all that makes Austin great. Read More!
PPC seeks a confident, dynamic, and committed Director of Projects and Programming with a passion for both the mission of Pease Park Conservancy and the protection and preservation of Austin's green spaces. The Director will lead the conservancy through the implementation of the Pease Park Master Plan, activate the park through new programming, and oversee the operations and maintenance of the park. Full Job Description Here!
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!