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Shoal Creek Trail on Track
Conservancy releases draft plan for public comment
"...The Shoal Creek Conservancy recently released the draft of the "Shoal Creek Trail..."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Watch for Poison Ivy-Eradicating Goats on the Hike-and-Bike Trail
Four-hooved heroes nosh on the invasive plant
" one likes it – except for Austin’s newest trail groomers. For the next three to four weeks, the..."

July 13, 2023 News Post by Amelia Nonemacher

Adoptable Poison Ivy-Munching Goats Make Dramatic Return to Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail
They will be back
"...last week, you haven’t lost your marbles. Austin’s beloved trail goats were back for one week of poison ivy..."

May 10, 2024 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Violet Crown Trail Opens
First six miles of a planned 30 miles of trail open to the public
"...Austin's newest trail system will make its debut Friday, Aug. 14, with..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Conservancy Groups Split on Grove Flood Control
Common goal is to prevent any added runoff into Shoal Creek
"...Last week, the Pease Park Conservancy sent a letter to Mayor Steve Adler and Coun­cil..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Waterloo Greenway Conservancy's Creek Show
" the Moody Amphitheater at the end of the trail. The Waterloo Greenway Conservancy commissions Austin artists to create..."

Nov. 15, 2022 Photo Gallery

Remember the Poison Ivy Goats? You Can Adopt One Now
Sponsoring a goat’s return to the trails costs $20/month
"...If you’ve visited the Hike-and-Bike Trail in the last month, you’ve probably seen the Trail..."

Aug. 7, 2023 News Post by Amelia Nonemacher

Waller Creek Comes to Life
Conservancy seeks radical makeover east of Downtown
"...second annual "Creek Show," produced by the Waller Creek Conservancy, opens tonight, Nov. 12, and runs for 10 days...."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Downtown Puzzle: Waller Creek’s Chain of Parks
What’s happened already with the ambitious park and trail project, and what might happen next
"...The Waller Creek park and trail project stretches from 15th Street to Lady Bird Lake..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Zilker Revisited
"...Festival, Austin Parks Foundation, Austin Sunshine Camps, Barton Springs Conservancy, Friends of the Austin Nature and Science Center, Friends..."

Dec. 20, 2022 Postmarks

Community Advocates Worry Commercial Interests Dominate Zilker Park Vision Plan
Zilker Park or "Park Zilker"?
"...national music industry monopoly Live Nation/Ticketmaster and its local 'conservancy.'"..."

Dec. 16, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Day Trips: Active Plan, Brownsville
Tropical trail mix comes to the RGV
"...428-mile network of walking and biking paths and paddling trails that show off the diversity of the lower Rio..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Tensions Rise Ahead of Meeting on Zilker Plan
Dazed and confused over Zilker
"...same, and several such nonprofits already exist, including the Trail Conservancy, Shoal Creek Conserv­ancy, Keep Austin Beautiful, and Waterloo..."

May 19, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Pedestrian Bridge Planned for the Grove
Project will improve trail connectivity
"...Creek has been a stubborn dead spot in the trail network for years...."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...The Trail Conservancy:Heidi Anderson has announced she will step down as..."

Nov. 10, 2023 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Trail Time: The Trail Conservancy and the city announced Tuesday..."

Feb. 2, 2024 News Feature

We Have an Issue: Never Boring
In this week's issue, Lina Fisher examines the uncertain environmental impacts of Tesla and the Boring Co. on the Colorado River
"...Adopt-a-Goat Remember those adorable goats the Trail Conservancy put to work decimating the poison ivy on..."

Aug. 11, 2023 Column by Kimberley Jones

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...An update to plans for the ongoing Rainey Street Trailhead project includes steps to improve lighting and pedestrian safety..."

July 28, 2023 News Feature

Peoples Feel Good BBQ, Diner Bar Collabs with Mashama Bailey, Daiboku’s Debut, TenTen’s Plant-Based Sushi, the Roosevelt Room’s Indulgences, Hyatt Centric’s Finery, Something Something Bacalar, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...the Gazelle Foundation; June 15, CASA; July 20, The Trail Conservancy; August 17, HAAM; September 21, Latinitas; November 16,..."

May 17, 2023 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Past, Present, and Future of Waller and Shoal Creeks
Finally doing right by Austin's waterways
"...Friday evening, the penultimate night of the Waller Creek Conservancy's annual Creek Show public art event, and the thick..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Keeping Austin Green
The Parks budget finally got a boost, but the real job has just begun
"...Every tree and trail in Austin let out a collective sigh of relief..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Parks: Trying to Fill the GAP
Group urges City Council to increase parks and rec budget
"...groups, including the Austin Parks Foundation, Tree Folks, the Trail Foundation, the Shoal Creek Conservancy, Keep Austin Beautiful, and..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

In Pease Park, Patrick Dougherty Constructs a Wooden Wonder
The environmental artist sticks the landing
"...decided to weave themselves into shelters for weary hike-and-bike trail joggers. You see no evidence of human hands in..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Keeping Austin Wild
As the population swells, officials and activists look for ways to preserve open space
" one feels about Austin's current supply of hiking trails, parks, and pools, that growth means a whole lot..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

A Thomas Dambo Troll Is Coming to Pease Park
Made from recycled materials, this troll is the newest Art in the Park
"...this mid-urban, 84-acre wilderness of trees and creek and trails will you find Dambo’s newest opus? The Pease Park..."

March 15, 2024 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?
Balancing ecological preservation and the human element in city's Zilker Park Vision Plan
"...Siglo Group, commissioned by the city and Barton Springs Conservancy and released in May of this year. "I think..."

Oct. 29, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Building a Better Hill Country Suburb?
Developers Dick Rathgeber and Terry Mitchell say
"...the endorsement of the board of the Hill Country Conservancy, a nonprofit land trust that would manage the open..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Going With the Flow
The next life of Waller Creek
"...etc. In the midday heat, stagehands carted amps from trailer to venue. I descended a flight of stairs and..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Ari Phillips

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...look forward to a new and improved Barton Creek Trail thanks to a $105,000 grant awarded by Impact Austin..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature

Land Mine
public access debate surrounds preservation issue
"...County, the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), the Nature Conservancy of Texas and the Texas Audubon Society, as well..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

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