RE: [CentralTexasGeocachers] The Great Austin Earth Day Cleanup Whatever Bash Thingy
- If worse comes to worse, Walnut Creek Park is a reasonable choice. For that matter we could work in the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Have we checked to see if Travis County has any parks they would like us to help clean?-----Original Message-----done. Let's find a park. I'm starting to get worried that none of the
From: Mark Gessner [mailto:mgessner@...]
Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2003 5:45 PM
Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] The Great Austin Earth Day Cleanup Whatever Bash Thingy
parks in Austin have any trash in them. Maybe we should have a Trash
the Parks day the weekend before, just to get ready. Start saving your
On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 09:42 AM, Candy Lind wrote:
> Lord. Can't remember the name! HAH! There's been discussion about
> doing this at the "park" where Iggy Pop is ... that's not a park,
> that is private property and will eventually be bulldozed for
> development. Here's my suggestion as logged on the cache page:
> I'd like to suggest that we elongate the time, not to make people
> work longer, but in hopes that if someone can't come at 11, maybe
> they can come at 9 and work 2 hours, or maybe they can come at 1 and
> eat, then work 2 hours afterwards. How to you feel about opening it
> up like that? Also, if we choose a park with caches (and maybe we'll
> plant some before the event!), that will also provide a time frame
> for folks to break out and get a find or two while they are there.
> To summarize, my suggestion is a 9 am to 3 pm "open house" type
> thing, with food at 1pm, asking everyone to schedule 2 hours of work
> and the rest they can play and eat! What do you think?
> Happy Trails,
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- Barton creek Greenbelt does not have a covered picnic pavillion with
built-in grills. Well, at least the parts of it I've explored. :-)
On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 07:22 PM, Wayne Lind wrote:
> If worse comes to worse, Walnut Creek Park is a reasonable choice. For
> that matter we could work in the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Have we
> checked to see if Travis County has any parks they would like us to
> help clean?
- We have a Park!
Mansfield Dam Park, a 71 acre park on Lake Travis, by all reports
seriously trashed, has covered picnic tables and barbecue grills.
Hiking paths and boating. Still on Lake Travis, but not way out there.
Only one problem. There are no caches in it! Know anyone who could
Entry fee is $5.00 per carload. I'm wondering if someone with contacts
at the county could get us a fee waiver since we're showing up to clean
Park Web Page:
AKA : "Lowracer"