Outdoors

Explore Austin Mentor

You Can Make a Difference

If you’re passionate about connecting children to nature, another way you can get involved is by becoming an Explore Austin mentor. Explore Austin is…

Children in Nature Celebration

A Celebration of Children in Nature

Connecting children to nature is important. It helps reduce their risk for developing serious health problems, improves academic performance, lowers stress, and just makes them…

National Public Lands Day 2016

National Public Lands Day

Amazing volunteer opportunity alert! Volunteer registration is now open for National Public Lands Day on September 24th. National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest,…

Permaculture

It’s Time to Learn About Permaculture

Looking to expand your gardening and farming horizons? Then the Austin Permaculture Guild’s Fall 2016 Permaculture Design Certificate Course could be for you. Registration is now…

Big Bend

#FindYourPark

Happy 100th birthday to the National Park Service! On August 25th, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service into law….

Westcave Preserve

Celebrate Westcave

If you’re passionate about connecting children to nature, then this event is for you. Tickets are now available for Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center’s annual…

Children in Nature

Help Connect Children to Nature

The city is continuing its efforts to better connect children with nature and is once again, looking for public input. As you might remember, the…

Children in Nature

How to Connect Children to Nature?

Connecting children to nature is important. It helps reduce their risk for developing serious health problems, improves academic performance, lowers stress, and just makes…

Big Tree

Reforesting Along The Blanco River

Congratulations to TreeFolks, who just received a $94,000 grant to fund reforestation work along the Blanco River in Hays County. TreeFolks was one of five organizations to…