Environment

Take Aways from the CNA LUT CodeNEXT meeting

By Jim Reed, CNA Chair

We had an excellent meeting last week at the CNA Land, Use and Transportation meeting with speakers from both Community Not Commodity (CNC) and Evolve Austin.

A major take away for me is from CodeNEXT…

Maplewood Plants Mini Orchard on Campus

Cross-posted from maplewoodelementary.com

Maplewood Elementary students planted a new orchard at the school this spring. The orchard is located between the building, the playground, and the portables along Ashwood Rd., and includes two fig trees, three plum trees, two mulberries, a…

Maplewood Celebrates 65th anniversary

By Maplewood PTA Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Maplewood Elementary is turning 65, and is celebrating with a new piece of public art, some fresh landscaping, and a commemorative illustration of the school. Chris Levack, who created the Rocket Ship…

21st Neighborhood Tree Planting

By Mike Damal Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

On Saturday October 21st Brent Hay, Girard Kinney, Mike Sullivan, and Mike Damal continued the Cherrywood fall tree planting tradition, by delivering/planting 18 trees. This was the 21st year of planting, giving us…

Grackle Green Update

By Linsday Olinde Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Thanks to community support, the proposed microplayground near Lafayette and Dean Keeton was unanimously approved by the CNA at the general meeting in August. While the space is small, proposed features included new…

Patterson Neighborhood Park Plan

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Friends of Patterson Park has developed a Neighborhood Park Plan that is intended to guide our work in the coming years. It is considered a “dream plan,” the vision for improvements to the…

Household waste recycling Saturday March 5

This coming weekend the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association will hold its quarterly household waste collection at Cherrywood Green, helping unburden neighbors from those piles of tenacious items like old paint, oil, batteries, and dead electronics. Collection is from 10:00 AM to 3:00…

Rain Garden at the Wilshire Triangle

Written by David Boston

“Cloudburst” is a proposed art, rain garden and walk installation along Schieffer Street and into Patterson Park. The project is being developed under the auspices of the City’s Neighborhood Partnering Program (NPP application at the link).

“Cloudburst”…

Household waste recycling rides again

Last weekend the Cherrywood Neighborhood Association held its second household waste collection at Cherrywood Green, helping unburden neighbors from those piles of tenacious items like old paint, oil, batteries, and dead electronics.

The load was a little lighter this time, maybe…

Household Waste Pickup Scheduled for Saturday, August 22

The Cherrywood Neighborhood Association is sponsoring its second H-Waste and E-Recycle pickup event, scheduled for this Saturday, August 22 at Cherrywood Green (corner of Cherrywood Rd. and E. 34th St.), 10 a.m.—3 p.m.

Volunteers will accept the paint, oil,…

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