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Bryker Woods Elementary School Urban Forest Grant Planting Day!

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

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Description
Bryker Woods Elementary School received an Urban Forest Grant through the Community Foundation of Austin this past Spring.  Sunday, November 6th, 2016 is planting day!  26 native trees including shade trees and understory trees will provide erosion control to the 34th street side of the school where watershed into Shoal Creek is a major issue.  Trees selected were purchased from Texas Native Nursery and selected by both Jason Traweek and Lisa Schissler, AISD Forester and also add wildlife food to the area.  

Please come out to our campus and help contribute to Austin's Urban Forest!

Tree Planting Tasks:
  • Plant 26 10-20 gallon Trees
  • Place T-Posts and proper ties to support Trees
  • Mulch 26 Trees
  • Arrange Tree Bubblers around trees installed by Cougar Irrigation on November 5th
Grow Green: Tree Selection
Grow Green: Tree Planting
Grow Green: Mulching

Additional Tasks in need of help:
  • Clean up School Garden for the year 
  • Use pavers in front of school to make a foundation and pathway to areas where water ponds
With your help, students of Bryker Woods Elementary School will subsequently be measuring and adding these trees plus other campus trees to the Austin Open Tree Map through our STEAM Lab!  As well, students can begin using the garden for Spring Planting!
Requirements
Dress for the weather. Wear closed-toed shoes.
Bring a water bottle to refill.
PerksCustom It's My Park Day T-Shirt and KIND Bars for all registered volunteers!
GivePulse
205 Positions Filled | 26 Impacts | 58 Hours

Location: Park along the 34th street side of the school. We will be working down the hill towards Shoal Creek next to the school's lower track field., 3309 Kerbey Lane, Austin, TX 78703

Shifts (4)

ShiftStartEndPositions
 
Pack 9 Scouts: Bears and Tigers ONLY11:00am (CT)12:00pm (CT)62/62Over
Pack 9 Scouts: Wolves ONLY12:00pm (CT)1:00pm (CT)36/36Over
Pack 9 Scouts: Webelos 1 and 2 ONLY1:00pm (CT)2:00pm (CT)60/60Over
Bryker Woods Neighborhood Association2:00pm (CT)4:00pm (CT)46/50Over