Restoration, Fire, Graduation

Date & Time

April 27, 2019
8:00 am

Location

Onion Creek Water Quality Protection Lands
Rutherford Ranch House

Coordinator:

Stuart Bailey (cell) 512-784-7994 & Alexis Baldera

Reading Assignment

Unit 9: Texas Water Resources

Agenda

TIME SUBJECT / ACTIVITY SPEAKER & ORGANIZATION
8:00-8:45 Arrive / Check in (Gate will be closed by 10:15) All
8:45-9:00 Welcome, overview, questions, introductions Leaders & Coordinators
9:00-9:45 Wildlands Conservation & Water Quality:
– About Onion Creek WQPL
– Protection Lands: The Big Picture
Matt McCaw – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands
9:45-10:30 Wildlands Conservation, Water Quality Protection Lands: Restoration Techniques Devin Grobert – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands
10:30-10:45 Time for extra questions
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Useful Observations from 15 years of Conservation Work on the WQPL Kevin Thuesen – Austin Water/ Wildlands Division / Water Quality Protection Lands
11:45-12:45 LUNCH  — Pot Luck  – AND GRADUATION CAKE! All
12:30-12:45 LUNCH speaker: Wildlands Conservation, Water Quality Protection Lands: Volunteer Activities Audrey Stewart
12:45-1:10 Closing remarks / Graduation acknowledgements CAMN President, Class Leaders & Coordinators
1:10-3:00 Field restoration tour Matt McCaw & Team
2:30-3:00 Facility Cleanup & lockup Class Coordinators

Driving Directions:

From Austin, head south on IH35. Take exit 225/Onion Creek Pkwy. Follow the frontage road and turn right onto FM 1626. Continue on 1626 through lights at Manchaca Rd. & Brodie Lane. At the intersection with FM 967, turn right and continue driving west on FM 967 to the entrance gate, which is 3.4 miles ahead on the left immediately past a pair of mailboxes.

Google Maps Link:
https://goo.gl/maps/ON9o8

Latitude/longitude – type or cut and paste into google maps these
coordinates – 30.096463, -97.930351

Most map programs will also use this address –
6425 FM 967, Buda, TX 78610

Logistics:

  • LUNCH — Pot Luck – AND GRADUATION CAKE! Please bring something to share
  • Bring water for the hike.
  • Wear appropriate shoes and clothing for a grassland hike.
  • Sun protection/insect protection

Central Texas volunteers devoted to ecological stewardship, education and outreach.

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