Want to help build a brand-new playground in Austin? Want to do it in just six hours?   That's what's possible with KaBOOM!   KaBOOM is national nonprofit dedicated to giving all kids, especially those living in poverty, great, safe places to play. On November 6th, they're building their first ever playground...

Where does your food come from? It's a simple question, but according to the folks at the Rainforest Partnership, it's an important and impactful one. That's because about 80 percent of global deforestation is caused by agricultural production (especially from products like beef, palm oil, and...

#43. That's where Austin's parks system ranks amongst the 100 largest cities in the US. The ranking comes from the Trust For Public Land's annual ParkScore rankings. The top three cities were Washington DC, St. Paul, and Minneapolis. The ParkScore is based off of four main criteria - acreage, investment, amenities, and access. [caption...

#43. That's where Austin's parks system ranks amongst the 100 largest cities in the US. The ranking comes from the Trust For Public Land's annual ParkScore rankings. The top three cities were Washington DC, St. Paul, and Minneapolis. The ParkScore is based off of four main criteria - acreage, investment, amenities, and access. [caption...

Sponsored Post - from the Colorado River Alliance Teachers! It's time for you to have some fun for a change. Crawl through a cave. Wade through a creek. Experience science in action with the Colorado River Alliance's Groundwater To the Gulf Summer Institute. Groundwater To The Gulf is a field-trip based,...

Sponsored Post - from Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center Looking for something fun to do with the kids this week? (You know, when they're out of school and starting to drive you a little crazy?) Check out Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center! It's a nature preserve on Hamilton Pool Road, complete with a stunning...

Obsessed with Enchanted Rock State Park? Inks Lake? Pedernales Falls? Then have we got an amazing opportunity to share with you! Applications are currently being accepted for the Texas State Park Ambassador program. What's that? The Texas State Park Ambassador program is open to Texans ages 18 to 30. Each ambassador is assigned...