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April 2017

Oaks ‘n’ Spokes adult bike ride

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camacho Activity Center, 34 Robert T Martinez Jr St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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We are partnering with the City of Austin's Parks and Recreation's Camacho Activity Center for Oaks 'n' Spokes, a free tree bicycle tour! This tour is based on the TreeWheelin' Austin 2009 Bicycle Tour and will take us through the city in search of some of Austin's most fabulous and famous trees! We'll also be adding these important trees to our TreeFolks Austin Tree Map as we go along, using the OpenTreeMap app. This event is open to folks 18…

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May 2017

Circle Acres Preserve Tree ID Walk

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Circle Acres Preserve, Grove Blvd
Austin, TX 78741 United States
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Sign Up Here     TreeFolks is partnering with Ecology Action of Texas for a tree ID walk at the amazing former landfill turned urban oasis, Circle Acres Preserve. We'll explore the preserve and learn about the trees and how to ID them. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To attend this event, please sign up at www.treefolks.org/treeid. For more information, contact education@treefolks.org.

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September 2017

Tree ID hike at McKinney Falls State Park

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy
Austin, TX 78744 United States
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Come learn to identify the many different tree species found at McKinney Falls State Park with experts from TreeFolks! Please note that park entrance fees still apply. Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up at www.treefolks.org/treeid. For more information, contact education@treefolks.org.

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September 2018

UFS Show & Help: Ligustrum Liquidation

September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2116 Independence DrAustin, TX 78745, 2116 Independence Dr
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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You're invited to the first Urban Forest Stewards 'Show & Help' on September 29th, from 9-12 pm! Our Show & Help series is an opportunity for UFS graduates to showcase their urban forest projects. In our first 'Show & Help', Cliff Tyllick will take us through 'Ligustrum Liquidation'. Cliff will cover how ligustrums can take over and what that means for our urban forests. Cliff will take us through different girdling techniques and you'll get to practice uprooting ligustrums that are…

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October 2018

Family Day at Laguna Gloria

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Laguna Gloria is the proud home of many kinds of trees, both natural and artist-made. On October 13th, we'll be joining The Contemporary Austin for Family Day at Laguna Gloria from 11 am to 3 pm.   Make your own botanical work of art with unusual materials, then learn about Austin's tree population with TreeFolks. We’ll have two Tree Identification walks and a sapling giveaway.   We'll have these saplings available: Red Mulberry Beautyberry Desert Willow Sweetgum We can’t wait…

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November 2018

RESCHEDULED: Beginners Tree Identification Hike

November 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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This event has been rescheduled for November 4th. Treefolks will host a FREE beginner's Tree Identification Hike, in partnership with Shoal Creek Conservancy and the City of Austin, at Austin Central Library (710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701) from 10 am to 1 pm in order to promote our Urban Forest Stewards class beginning in January. Representatives from Shoal Creek will talk about trail stewardship and nature in the city, while our Education Coordinator, Collin McMichael explains the…

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Ready, Set, Plant! Shoal Creek mouth on Town Lake

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join TreeFolks for a planting at Shoal Creek mouth on Town Lake. We'll be planting 1250 seedlings, so be ready to get your hands dirty! Location and parking information will be sent the day prior to the event. To sign up for the event, click here.  Ready, Set, Plant! is in partnership with the Community Tree Preservation, City of Austin Watershed Protection Department, and Keep Austin Beautiful. To learn more about the Watershed Protection Departments riparian restoration programs, click here.…

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September 2019

Show & Help: Seed Savers

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Zilker Park Soccer Fields, 2100 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Join us at our first Show and Help of the season. You'll learn about the trees of the Zilker Park Soccer Field and even get to take some seeds home with you! In partnership with the Central Texas Seed Savers and the Save Barton Creek Association, we will be collecting seeds from local trees with specific emphasis on Black Walnuts.  Students are encouraged to save seeds themselves or dutifully donate them to the Central Texas Seed Savers, but any leftovers…

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October 2019

Workshop: Curing Plant Blindness and Beginner Tree ID Walk

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Karst Preserve at Western Oaks, La Cresada Dr at Davis Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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If you're looking for a fun and educational event to attend, this is the one for you! Join as at Karst Preserve at Western Oaks for a two-part workshop. Beginning at 10 am our Education Coordinator, Collin McMichael will take you on a casual beginner tree id walk that will reintroduce you to nature and teach you about the trees of the preserve. Then, after a short break, we will bring out our Tree ID Keys to begin a more…

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November 2019

Workshop: Stranger Trees and Advanced Tree ID Walk

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Shoal Creek at Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Missed our first workshop? No worries, this is our second and final FREE educational workshop of the season! Come and experience the urban forest of Austin in the first half of this event through an expert-lead tree-tour through the woods of the Pease Park. This tour is designed for the general public and will teach you about Austin's trees, ecology, and ethnobotanical history. Stick around after our Tree Trek for a more in-depth exploration of Tree ID through TreeFolks' own…

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