Outdoors

Earth Day Workday at Barton Creek Greenbelt (Spyglass Access Trail)

Join the Austin Parks Foundation and CA Technologies Employees on EarthDay for our Barton Creek Greenbelt project from 9 am to 11:30 am.

Host(s): 
Austin Parks Foundation
Contact Information
cmccabe@austinparks.org
512.965.1960
Where: 
Trailhead: intersection of Barton Skyway/Spyglass Drive. Address: 1601 Spyglass Drive
1601 Spyglass Dr.
Austin, TX 78704
Submitted by Dolesrolls6 on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 10:48am
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Austin Progressive Potluckers: Austin Regional Group of the Sierra Club Annual Picnic

Host(s): 
Austin Regional Group of the Sierra Club, Austin Progressive Potluckers
Where: 
Zilker Rock Garden Picnic Area
2201 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
Submitted by Dolesrolls6 on Mon, 04/11/2011 - 3:30pm
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Gathering of the Tribes, for Austin's Vegan's/ Vegetarians

Gathering of the Tribes, for Austin's Vegan's/Vegetarians- Vegetarian Network of Austin hosts a "huge vegan mega-potluck" in honor of Earth Day on Saturday April 16th at 5pm in Pease Park.

Host(s): 
Vegetarian Network of Austin
Where: 
Pease Park
1100 Kingsbury Street
Austin, TX
Submitted by Dolesrolls6 on Mon, 04/11/2011 - 1:28pm
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2nd Annual Barton Springs Pool Treeathlon

Join us for the second annual Barton Springs Pool Treeathlon — very, very short, fun and family-oriented event to raise “fun” and funds for Barton Springs Pool. Treeathletes will swim ACROSS Barton Springs Pool, bike a short loop around Zilker Park, and then run a short course around the Polo Fields.

Host(s): 
Friends of Barton Springs Pool, Austin Parks Foundation
Where: 
Barton Springs Pool & Zilker Park
2201 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746
Submitted by EcoBrandi on Thu, 04/07/2011 - 11:40pm
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Monthly Bird Walk at Hornsby Bend

Join field trip leader Stan VanSandt at Austin’s premier birding
site. For more information go to www.hornsbybend.org. No
registration required.

Contact Information
volunteer@travisaudubon.org
512-300-BIRD
Where: 
Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory
2210 South FM 973
Austin, TX 78725
Submitted by nancy manning on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 1:02pm
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Birding - Southeast Metropolitan Park

Check out this 299 acre park in southeast Austin during Spring
migration. We will be looking for birds along a primitive hiking
trail that runs through forested hillsides and passes by two

Contact Information
volunteer@travisaudubon.org
512-300-BIRD
Where: 
Southeast Metropolitan Park
4511 Hwy 71 E
Del Valle, TX 78617
Submitted by nancy manning on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:59pm
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Birding - Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge

This trip will focus on finding lingering winter residents, migrants
and early breeding birds at the refuge. The trip is moderately

Host(s): 
Travis Audubon Society
Contact Information
lauriefoss@flywayadventures.com
512-751-3677
Where: 
Balcones Canyonlands NWR
24518 FM 1431
Marble Falls 78654
Submitted by nancy manning on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:54pm
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Beginners' Bird Walk at Riata Pond

Take 183 to the Duval exit. If coming from the south, continue
north on the service road past Duval for about 0.6 mile, then
turn right onto Riata Trace Pkwy. If coming from the north, go

Host(s): 
Travis Audubon
Contact Information
volunteer@travisaudubon.org
300-BIRD
Where: 
Riata Pond
12401 Riata Trace
Austin, TX 78727
Submitted by nancy manning on Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:49pm
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Chicas Verdes Lunch

Join other green-minded ladies at this casual monthly luncheon. Enjoy lunch, share ideas and learn about green resources, events and issues.

Host(s): 
Curah Beard ~ Brandi Clark Burton ~ Erin Hickok Onsite Contact: Curah Beard: 496-3962 ~ Curah@EdibleAustin.com
Where: 
East Side Drive In (Trailer Eateries)
East 6th & San Marcos
Austin, TX
Submitted by Curah Beard on Thu, 03/31/2011 - 2:10pm
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Restore Blunn Preserve!

We're organizing a volunteer event at Blunn Creek Preserve, 8:30am to 12:30pm, on Saturday, April 9, pulling out exotics and planting natives, as part of the city-wide "Clean Sweep" effort by Keep Aus

Host(s): 
Blunn Creek Partnership and Keep Austin Beautiful
Where: 
Blunn Creek Preserve
1300 St. Edward's Drive
Austin, TX 78704
Submitted by dtodd on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 12:03pm
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