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Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails


 

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Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails is a neighborhood group in northeast Austin that has been working hard since 2004 to establish and maintain a nature trail along a 2 mile section of a tributary of Walnut Creek.
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Deana Dossey wrote on May 19th, 2017

Disregard post on April 21 regarding National Trails Day. Our plans have changed and we will NOT be meeting at Blakeney pond trail entrance. Please check our main website www.copperfieldtrails.org for June 3, 2017 ways to participate in National Trails Day.

Deana Dossey wrote on April 21st, 2017

June 3, 2017, Saturday, National Trails Day. 9 AM-11 AM.
we'll work in the flowerbeds for 30 minutes and at 945 take a guided nature hike.

Deana Dossey wrote on February 23rd, 2017

It's My Park Day! March 4, 2017
Time to register for volunteer spots for Copperfield Nature Trails Mulch Madness and More! Go to https://givepul.se/3p4e2
for more details and to register for one of 30 volunteer openings.
To get a t-shirt you must pre-register sooner rather than later.
or visit https://www.austinparks.org/

Deana Dossey wrote on January 2nd, 2017

When: 2017, January 14, workday, I meant. doh! see below for details

Deana Dossey wrote on January 2nd, 2017

Please join Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails for a light workday picking up trash and doing some light gardening.

When: Saturday, January 14, 2016, 9-11 AM

Where: Blakeney pond Copperfield Nature Trail entrance, 1498 Blakeney Ln‎ Austin, TX 78753

What: clean up some of the hidden trash revealed during winter and prepare flowerbeds for Spring like removing invasive grass. If you know ligustrum, please contact me if you can lead a group to hand pull baby ligustrum.

How: we'll provide trash bags, gloves, some pick up tools. Bring your own water and snacks. Dress to work: sturdy closed toed shoes, pants, long sleeves, and hat recommended.

Happy Trails,
Deana Dossey
Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails Chair
www.copperfieldtrails.org

Deana Dossey wrote on November 2nd, 2016

VOLUNTEER WORKDAY: November 12, 2016 (2nd Sat) READY! SET! PLANT! event registration is open on treefolks website. We'll be removing small invasive plants (ligustrum) and planting a whole bunch of small native trees at the Atterbury pond trail entrance area.
visit www.copperfieldtrails.org for more info on how to register

Deana Dossey wrote on September 13th, 2016

Volunteer Workday!
Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails
Saturday Sept 24, 2016, 9 am-noon
Meet at Blakeney Pond Trail Entrance
Celebration of National Public Lands Day.
9 AM to 12 Noon. Stay for all or some.
Meet at the Blakeney pond entrance to the trail at 9 AM.
Sponsored by Friends of Copperfield Nature Trails in partnership with City of Austin Parks Department.
Adults and children accompanied by an adult welcome to participate after signing liability release provided at the work day.
Activity: Blakeney pond wildflower beds and butterfly bed at park weeding and cleanup. Trash pick-up at park and along trail as needed.
We'll provide tools and supplies.
Dress to work: sturdy closed-toed shoes, pants, long sleeves, and hat recommended. Bring your own sunscreen, water to drink, snacks. Consider bringing plant loppers.
www.copperfieldtrails.org

Deana Dossey wrote on April 20th, 2016

Austin Park Foundation workday coming up June 4, 2016, National Trails Day. Mark your calendar and watch for more info on how to sign up on the Austin Parks Foundation website.

Thanks to all those that made out to our KAB Cleansweep workday and endured the short rain shower that helped our flowers.

Deana Dossey wrote on January 10th, 2016

Work day on Jan 16, 2016, 9 AM, meet up at Blakeney pond entrance to greenbelt off of Blakeney.

It's My Park Day, March 5, 2016, 9 AM-11 AM, meet up at Blakeney pond entrance to greenbelt off of Blakeney. Watch Austin Parks Foundation site for details and how to sign up to join us!