2015 Adopt-A-Park Summit on Saturday

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The 2015 Adopt-A-Park Summit, hosted by Austin Parks Foundation and Austin Parks and Recreation, is coming up just around the corner!

Register today to join other Adopt-A-Park groups from across the city as we come together to share best practices and attend educational workshops on how to work most effectively to improve and maintain our parks.


Adopt-A- Park Summit
Saturday, June 20, 2015
12:30pm to 4:00pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
To register, please visit http://austinparks.org/calendar.html.

Click below for workshop topics…

Workshop topics include:

Fundraising for Your Park 101: presented by Austin Parks Foundation

Organizing Successful Community Park Improvement Projects: presented by Austin Parks & Recreation Department

Tree Care and Maintenance: presented by Urban Forestry

Natural Areas Restoration – The Do’s and Don’ts of Vegetation Management: presented by Watershed Protection Department

Introduction to ACL Music Festival Grants: presented by Austin Parks Foundation

Restoration Communication Tools – Beauty, benefits and threats are in the eye of the beholder:presented by Watershed Protection Department

Coordinating Volunteer Workdays in Your Park: presented by Austin Parks Foundation

And more!!

You are welcome and encouraged to bring multiple people from your Adopt-A-Park group, as multiple workshops will be occurring simultaneously.

Afterwards, you’re invited to join us for a happy hour at Gourmands at 2316 Webberville Rd to get to know other park leaders.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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