They are the force behind the changes that happen in the park. We value every hour volunteered because it helps us in more ways than you might think.
Not only are our volunteers making real changes to the park, but every hour we can track and report gives us more clout when we need to advocate for decisions being made by the city regarding our beloved park, as well as giving us a reputation as an organization worth supporting when applying for various grants.
In order to help track volunteer hours and confirmations, we would kindly ask you to register for our volunteer events through the website GivePulse. If you’d rather not register there, we never turn away a good volunteer so you can come out and simply signup there. Either way, we want your help, because we can’t do it without you!
March 3, 2018 9am - March 3, 2018 12pm
Join us at Pease Park for another edition of It's My Park Day! In partnership with the Austin Parks Foundation and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Pease Park Conservancy has been hosting this annual event at the park since its beginning.
Our amazing volunteers will be doing some truly fulfilling work in Pease, such as:
- mulching trails and trees before summer
- removing invasives
- planting seasonals in flower beds
- picking up trash/painting graffiti
- and tidying up our new Stickwork sculpture installation
To attend the event and to receive an "It's My Park Day" shirt please register with on our GivePulse event page, which will be announced soon.more
February 3, 2018 9am - February 3, 2018 11:30am
Join us for a morning of volunteering at Pease Park! We will be spreading Mulch and top soil in Kingsbury Commons and we will we will be cleaning up the Lamar Cliff Hillside where some people have dumped some trash. We will meet at the Austin Optimist Club Tree Lot at 2813 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705. All tools, trashbags and gloves we'll be provided. We appreciate all of our amazing volunteers who continually come out and help keep Pease Park beautiful!
REGISTER FOR EVENT HERE: https://givepul.se/98ukcmore
June 3, 2017 9am - 12pm
Help Pease Park celebrate National Trails Day by volunteering with us in the park! We will be hosting a volunteer day on June 3 from 9 - noon, and will be meeting at the picnic tables. Parking can be found on the streets adjacent to 1100 Kingsbury Street and in the small parking lot near the picnic tables. Please carpool when possible as parking is limited. Activities for all ages will be available.
We will provide snacks, beverages, and all necessary tools for the volunteer day. Please be sure to wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared for outside volunteering activity!
Please sign up here.
April 22, 2017 9am - 12pm
Help Pease Park celebrate Earth Day on April 22 from 9 - noon! Parking can be found on the streets adjacent to 1100 Kingsbury Street and in the small parking lot near the picnic tables. Please carpool when possible as parking is limited. We will meet at the picnic tables and begin the workday from there. Activities for all ages will be available.
Snacks and beverages will be provided for volunteers. All tools will be supplied, but be sure to wear closed-toe shoes!
Please sign up here!
April 7, 2017
Thank you for joining us and our friends at Keep Austin Beautiful for the annual city-wide Clean Sweep. We cleaned up the park, tended to our new trees and cared for the trails. This really helped out Pease Park for preparing for Eeyore's upcoming birthday!
March 4, 2017
Thank you for joining 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 spruced up Pease Park for Spring and working on a variety of tasks suitable for all ages and abilities.
March 18, 2017
Thank you for joining us to finish spreading the Dillo Dirt at Pease Park! We are sure to have a fantastic green spring due to the hard work of our volunteers.
January 29, 2017
Thank you to two of Pease Park Conservancy's favorite student groups, Absolute Texxas and Texas Wranglers, for volunteering in the park Sunday! These groups were able to help clean up the new bike-way, opening to the public soon. We could not have completed this project without you all!
January 16, 2017 1pm - 3:30pm
Please join us for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day - National Day of Service at Pease Park. We will be picking up trash, cleaning up the park's flower beds, removing graffiti, and tending to the new trees among other tasks. This is always a great heart warming event as we honor Dr. King by caring for our favorite Austin green space.
We'll have tasks for all ages and abilities. Pease Park Conservancy also provides all of the tools and gloves needed. We only ask that volunteers dress for the weather and work, and wear close-toed shoes.
January 10, 2017
As the Watershed Protection Department (WPD) Shoal Creek Restoration Project wraps up, we've partnered with WPD and PARD Urban Forestry to reforest the area where the new 24th Street bikeway was constructed. This area, known as Caswell Shoals, soon opens to the public as commuters and pedestrians will now be moved onto a trail under the 24th Street bridge, avoiding traffic at 24th & Lamar.
The new trees will not only beautify the area, but they will serve the important purpose of providing shade to trail users. Beyond that, the trees will help stabilize the soil near Shoal Creek, slow floodwaters, and improve water quality of runoff draining into the creek.
October 22, 2016
AmeriCorps will join Pease Park Conservancy for a day of cleaning up and removing invasive species at Pease Park. Over 80 AmeriCorps members have committed to help us get the park in top shape before Winter rolls in. This is a great time to plant trees and clear the hillside of invasive species.
November 5, 2016 9am - 12pm
Each year the Austin Parks Foundation hosts a citywide park improvement day called It's My Park Day. Traditionally the event is held in Spring, but due to popular demand they've added a date in the Fall. This years event will be Saturday, November 5th.
We will be hosting an event at Pease Park. Tasks for the day will be suitable for all ages. APF and PPC provide snacks, refreshments, tools, and t-shirts for all the great volunteers who participate.
September 24, 2016 9am - 12pm
National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is September 24, 2016, and is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands including parks, trails, and green spaces. Austin’s annual NPLD event is hosted by Austin Parks Foundation and Texas Conservation Corps.
We will again be hosting an event at Pease Park from 9am to noon. We'll have tasks for all ages and abilities. PPC also provides gloves and tools.
September 11, 2016 9am - 12pm
The Texas Wranglers have been coming out to Pease Park since we got our start. They've been the most consistent group of volunteers and we couldn't be more thankful for our partnership.
They will at Pease yet again on Sunday, September 11th from 9:00-noon. They'll tackle a number of projects; from clearing trash and debris, to invasive removal, to trial repair.
September 10, 2016 9am - 12pm
Long-time Pease Park stewards, Absolute Texxas, will be joining us on Saturday, September 10th from 9am-noon to get Pease into top shape. We will have tasks for all ages and availability.
PPC will provide tools, gloves, first aid equipment, snacks, and refreshments. All you need to do is wear appropriate clothing, closed-toe shoes, and bring a positive attitude.
June 11, 2016 9am - 12pm
Due to recent rains, National Trails Day was postponed from June 4th to June 11th.
Join us to celebrate National Trails Day by working on the hiking trails at Pease Park and the Shoal Creek Greenbelt. We will have refreshments and t-shirts for all of our great volunteers.
March 21, 2016 6pm - 7:30pm
In partnership with our friends at Treefolks, we'll be hosting a Tree ID walk in Pease Park and the Shoal Creek Greenbelt on Monday, March 21st. As most know, we got our start in 2008 as Trees for Pease and have planted over 2,750 native trees since that time. Trees are near and dear to our mission, and nobody has done more for the tree canopy of central Texas than Treefolks. You could call us both 'tree nerds'.
This will be great opportunity to take your tree knowledge to a new level! You'll have a chance to identify trees, learning about proper pruning and care, hear about our efforts to increase the tree canopy from 65% to 80%, and most importantly understand why urban trees are so vital to a healthy community.
Head to TreeFolks Facebook and webpage to register!
April 9, 2016 9am - 12pm
April 22, 2016
EAT, SHOP, & PLAY on Earth Day - Friday, April 22nd
Give 5% to Mother Earth Day is a local campaign encouraging Austin to celebrate Earth Day by giving back to non-profits dedicated to keeping Austin green, clean, and healthy!
April 30, 2016
Come park with us while attending Eeyore's Birthday Party at Pease Park! Our wonderful friends T3 and Benchmark Bank Austin are again allowing us to use their parking lot and garage to raise funds for the park. For only $15 a vehicle you can park conveniently across from Pease and walk to Austin's favorite annual rite of Spring.
Here's what makes this occasion worthwhile and in the spirit of Eeyore's Birthday Party; all proceeds go directly back to Pease Park! Funds will go to support our volunteer program, tree planting efforts, and general improvements to Pease Park.
Contact Tim Eishcen at teischen(AT)peasepark.org to sign up for a volunteer shift. We'll have some PPC items for all the volunteers, as well as snacks and refreshments!