Steck Bridge Mosaic Designs

Steck Bridge Mosaic Designs

This is the design for the mosaic to be installed on the south or KVUE side of the bridge. Design is by Kevin Wier, NSCNA President, 2018-2019. Members of NSCNA’s Beautification Committee are currently working on creating this mosaic. If you are interested in participating or want more information on this project, please email beautification [at] nscna [dot] org.

 

This design, also created by Kevin Wier, is to be installed on the north side of the bridge:

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How To Haze A Coyote

How To Haze A Coyote

Several reports of coyote sightings have been posted recently on NextDoor North Shoal Creek. Here’s information from the Humane Society’s webpage on how to haze a coyote to keep them away from our yards and pets:

“Hazing is a method that makes use of deterrents to move an animal out of an area or discourage an undesirable behavior or activity. Hazing can help maintain a coyote’s fear of humans and deter them from backyards and play spaces.

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NSC Luminaria Walk Wednesday, December 19, 6-8 p.m. Pillow Elementary School track

NSC Luminaria Walk Wednesday, December 19, 6-8 p.m. Pillow Elementary School track

Please come to NSCNA’s annual luminaria walk on Wednesday, December 19, 6-8 p.m., at the Pillow Elementary School track. Afterwards, stop by the pavilion for complimentary cookies and cocoa.

NSCNA needs volunteers to help set up the luminaria. If you can help, please arrive at the track at 4 p.m. We’ll have paper bags, sand, tea candles, and lighters. All we need is you!

2018 Luminaria Announcement

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SHOAL CREEK BLVD OPEN HOUSE DEC 12

SHOAL CREEK BLVD OPEN HOUSE DEC 12

The Austin Transportation Department (ATD) is holding an open house, a listening session to better understand the needs of people using Shoal Creek Boulevard:

Wednesday, December 12, 5:30 to & 7:00 P.M.

Gullett Elementary School Cafeteria

6310 Treadwell Blvd, Austin, TX 78757

Public input will be used to evaluate opportunities for improvements and can be shared with ATD at the listening session or by phone or email.

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Austin Community Tree (ACT) Program distributes free trees in North Shoal Creek

Austin Community Tree (ACT) Program distributes free trees in North Shoal Creek

North Shoal Creek’s low tree canopy (20%) combined with the recent adoption of its neighborhood plan recently resulted in 173 free trees being distributed to North Shoal Creek residents who requested them via ACT’s 2018 program. Residents could select from three kinds of shade trees — Lacy Oak, Mexican Sycamore, or Mexican White Oak – and three kinds of understory trees — Mexican Buckeye, Texas Mountain Laurel, or Mexican Plum. Community volunteers along with Austin Development Services staff and staff … Read More

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

Shoal Creek Boulevard Community Listening Session December 12 5:30-7 p.m.

The Austin Transportation Department wants your feedback related to transportation safety and mobility for people using Shoal Creek Boulevard. A community listening session is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, at the Gullett Elementary School cafeteria, 6310 Treadwell Boulevard. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7pm to share feedback through a series of interactive exhibits.… Read More

The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

The Shoal Creek Trail Plan is now available!

This community-developed plan lays the foundation for implementing major improvements to the existing 3.9-mile Shoal Creek Trail, extending the trail by nearly nine miles, and connecting it to the Walnut Creek Trail north of US 183. Ultimately, the extended Shoal Creek Trail will become part of a 30-mile continuous “Big Loop” of urban trails traversing the city from Lady Bird Lake to Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. The Plan is the result of a more than one-year-long public process in partnership … Read More

NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2-4 P.M.

NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2-4 P.M.

REMINDER: NORTH SHOAL CREEK COMMUNITY GARDEN TOUR
NOV. 8, 2-4 PM

Our North Shoal Creek Community Garden has been selected as part of Austin Design Week 2018. The event/tour takes place on Thursday, November 8, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Using design thinking, our neighborhood identified a community need and came together to create a space to foster the neighborhood’s identity, encourage neighbors to gather socially, engage with the land through gardening, and provide educational opportunities to the students … Read More

FALL FREE SHRED DAY NOV 3

FALL FREE SHRED DAY NOV 3

The Austin chapter of ARMA along with Balcones Shred are sponsoring the 6th annual Free Fall Shred Day on Sat, Nov. 3, 2018 from 8am – 1:30pm.  The event will be held at the Balcones Shred Facility (9301 Johnny Morris Rd, Austin TX).  Only dry paper packed in cardboard boxes no larger than 24 x 24 x 36 inches with fitting lids will be accepted (securely closed box flaps are also acceptable). Please do not bring hard plastics, plastic bags, … Read More