City of Austin – Parks and Recreation

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Sector: Government Organization

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2105 Andrew Zilker Road
Austin TX 78746

The Meadow Center's outdoor learning programs engage people of all ages, teaching them about Spring Lake and the impo…

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Climate Change
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Curriculum & instructional materials
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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Air Quality
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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An outdoor adventure for children to experience the world around them and enjoy outdoor fun. Children are actively en…

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Students: Grade K-5
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Keep your kids active and learning this summer with Sea Center’s fun and educational summer camp series. On select F…

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Students: Grade K-5
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Rangers offer programs by special request. Programs include: caving, rock climbing, hiking, touch tables, archery, Le…

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Students: Grade K-5
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The South Austin Internship is a paid internship designed for high school students living in South Austin to lay the …

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Food Systems/Nutrition
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Internships
Leadership Development
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Students: Grade 9-12
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Sustainability, natural resource conservation, and green infrastructure experts visit pre-k through college/homeschoo…

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Climate Change
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Classroom volunteers/presenters
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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Park Rangers attend Austin ISD events to expose students to their career fields.

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Students: Grade K-5
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Wild Ones explores a different topic every month, and provides a brief activity, outdoor play or a short hike with al…

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Students: Grade K-5
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The Park Ranger Cadet Program is a collaborative effort with AISD at Akins High School and the City of Austin Park Ra…

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Students: Grade 9-12
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We offer 3-4 evening presentations in February, on topics about science activities related to sanctuary research and …

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Climate Change
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Classroom volunteers/presenters
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Students: Grade 9-12
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Nature-Based Summer Day Camp that includes outdoor adventure sports, swimming and nature exploration. Available for c…

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Air Quality
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Direct teaching
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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Loose Parts Nature Play is unstructured outdoor play with variety of natural materials. Rangers can facilitate this p…

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Students: Grade K-5
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Onsite field trips for schools. A variety of programs available in 1hr, 1.5hrs, 2hrs for various grades. All school p…

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Air Quality
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Students: Grade K-5
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Our Student-led Environmental Stewardship Initiative (SESI) program is aimed building a strong environmentally consci…

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Conservation (Wildlife/Habitat)
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Classroom volunteers/presenters
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Students: Grade 9-12
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We teach early childhood centers, elementary, middle school and high school students how to garden both during school…

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Food Systems/Nutrition
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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Resilience Ambassadors engage in climate resilience education. Students study their watershed, apply critical thinkin…

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Climate Change
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Students: Grade 9-12
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A new program starting in 2021 that supplies schools who are working on garden tools to be able to work in the garden…

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Conservation (Wildlife/Habitat)
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Curriculum & instructional materials
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Pre-K/Early Childhood
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Interactive classroom and field trip program on the history of our coastal prairie, the story of Deer Park Prairie, t…

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Conservation (Wildlife/Habitat)
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Classroom volunteers/presenters
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Students: Grade K-5
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