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Explore, learn, network, and volunteer with GenWaller!

This summer, our young leaders group––Generation Waller––is hosting a variety of activities. Come join us and support a new vision for Waller Creek. GenWaller Happy Hour + Waller Creek Kayak Tour July 28 Waller Creek Kayak Tour August 17 GenWaller Kickball Tourney August 27 Waller Creek Clean-Up on National Public Lands Day September 24 And, […]

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Spring Events Recap

From the Pop-Up Picnic to a performance by Animal Facts Club, the parks along Waller Creek welcome everyone. Rediscover Waller: Waller Creek Life The Waller Creek Conservancy partnered with the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department to explore the biodiversity of Waller Creek. In a free, small-group tour, attendees explored the natural creek habitat and […]

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5th Annual Benefit Concert featuring HAIM

Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to announce headliner HAIM for the 5th Annual Benefit Concert at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater on October 5! “We’re excited to bring the annual Benefit Concert back for the fifth year at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater with an incredible music act,” said Peter Mullan, Waller Creek Conservancy CEO. “This event […]

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Annual Give 5% to Mother Earth Day Raises More Than $45,000

With the support of 165 Austin-area businesses and sponsors, the Give 5% to Mother Earth Day initiative, held on April 22, raised more than $45,000 for nine local environmental non-profit organizations. Businesses pledged to donate 5% of their gross sales on Earth Day to the following organizations: Austin Parks Foundation, Friends of Barton Springs Pool, […]

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Become a Creek Explorer today!

Creek Explorers are individuals committed to supporting the Waller Creek Conservancy and its programming through annual gifts that provide funding for our growing arts and education outreach programs like Creek Show, the Pop-Up Picnic, creek clean-ups, art installations along the creek, and more. As a Creek Explorer, you will be joining a committed and strong […]

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Share your ideas for a transformed Palm Park

The Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, is actively working to revitalize and transform Austin’s Palm Park, in conjunction with a restored Waller Creek parks district. Through interactive activities and small-group conversations, we want to learn what a vibrant Palm Park looks like to you. Your input is a valuable piece of […]

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Learn more about our young leaders group, GenWaller

About three years ago, when I first learned about the Waller Creek transformation, my first question was: “Why don’t more of my peers know about this incredible project?” Generation Waller, or GenWaller as we’ve dubbed it, is part of the answer to that question. Now at the onset of our second year as an organized […]

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Eat, Shop, and Play on Earth Day!

Give 5% to Mother Earth Day is an annual campaign encouraging Austinites to celebrate Earth Day by giving back to non-profits dedicated to keeping Austin green, clean, and healthy. Austin businesses pledge to donate 5% of their gross sales from Earth Day (April 22) to benefit nine Austin environmental non-profits, including the Waller Creek Conservancy. […]

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Join us this spring on Waller Creek

There’s a lot happening on Waller Creek! From the annual Pop-Up Picnic to a new event from Animal Facts Club, everyone is sure to enjoy our free experiences along the creek. Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic: April 16 The fourth annual, free Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic at Palm Park on April 16 at 6:30pm is an […]

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Fourth Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic Announced

The Waller Creek Conservancy is proud to announce the fourth annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic at Palm Park on Saturday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Families are invited to come spread their blankets, sit with their neighbors, and enjoy a wonderful night along Waller Creek at Austin’s favorite free community picnic. Chefs from 20 of Austin’s most beloved restaurants will […]

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