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Ready, Set, Plant!

A Creekside Sapling Program

Ready, Set, Plant! is a riparian sapling planting program that takes place from November to February.

Ready, Set, Plant! is a volunteer tree-planting program that plants 10,000 trees each year along Austin’s creeks and rivers. We educate volunteers on proper tree planting techniques and riparian restoration in partnership with the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department and Keep Austin Beautiful. Some of the benefits of creekside planting include cooler water for aquatic life, erosion control, and filtering of pollutants from storm water. Our events are family friendly and provide an opportunity for community members to connect with Austin’s public lands.

The 2022 Planting Season has started! 

Upcoming events:

  • November 5th: Ready, Set, Plant! at Bayton Loop
  • November 11th: Ready, Set, Plant! on Eleanor St
  • November 19th: Ready, Set Plant! at Mabel Davis Park

Thanks to active engagement Ready, Set, Plant! is growing in leaps and bounds.

A special thanks to:

  • Creek Adopters
  • Girl and boy scout troops
  • Neighborhood and corporate groups
  • Austin’s super volunteers

Ready, Set, Plant! transforms degraded creeksides into Grow Zones brimming with diversity and life.

Are you interested in Riparian Zones and creekside restoration in Austin?

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