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UPCOMING PROGRAMS

The Stream June 2018


Monthly Bulletin:

July 16th General Meeting will be at Mayfield Park. Details will be in the July “Stream”
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MAYFIELD PARK PROJECT

Our sponsor, Water Garden Gems, replaced the pump to a larger one for our giant bog. We added a nice big log for the turtles to sun on and added bluing to help with the algae growth. We have also added about 15 large Koi. Now we can sit back and watch the lilies and lotus bloom. Thanks Steven Monfrini and all of the volunteers that have helped at Mayfield. Our July meeting will be held at Mayfield..

Update on Mayfield Pond: Ruben and Steven finished working on the bog and its up and running. The plants are growing and all the fish are happy. It was great to have 18 volunteers at our last Mayfield cleanup, thanks to all.

PLEASE NOTE

You must be a member to take advantage of the different services that the Austin Pond Society offers. Membership is only $30.00 for Individual and Family Memberships. Use this link to go to the Form.

Austin Pond Society Meeting – May 2018

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Austin Pond Society and Mayfield Park

The City has given the go ahead to the Mayfield Park Ponds Project and work has already started. Jeannie, our President is looking for a few able bodied pond enthusiasts to help with catching the fish and lifting the existing plants, lilies and rocks out of the two ponds that are going to be renovated. The City will then in turn, repair the ponds to prevent them from leaking and upon completion, the plants etc will be returned to the ponds. This is a great opportunity to learn more about ponding on a bit larger scale but the knowledge can be applied to any sized pond

If you are interested in helping or would like more information, please Contact Jeannie Ferrier at President@austinpondsociety.org

AUSTIN POND SOCIETY LIBRARY – CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO VIEW A LIST OF AVAILABLE LITERATURE.

OUR LIBRARIAN is Margaret Boeneke.

You can reach her at librarian@austinpondsociety.org

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO REGISTER AS A MEMBER OF THE AUSTIN POND SOCIETY.

THE YELLOW BEAST POND VAC – CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR MORE DETAILS

The Austin Pond Society has invested in a new pond vacuum that is available for Members to rent. There is also a 125 gallon holding tank that can be rented on a weekly basis. Click on the image for details

We need your used pond or garden equipment.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKETPLACE..

Do you have any used pond or garden equipment laying around that you would like to sell, swap or give away?

The Austin Pond Society has a page on the website called “The Marketplace” where members and others that have pond equipment that they would like to sell, swap or giveaway, can post. You can even use it to advertise that you are looking for a particular piece of equipment like a pump or skimmer or if you are building a pond, a used liner or maybe carpet for the underlayment for example.

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Upon completion of the form required to describe the objects, the articles will be posted on the website. They will sell quicker if you have pictures showing your articles. Please note: Any dealings that take place are between the seller and the buyer. Please read the full disclaimer posted on the Marketplace page. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FORM

SPONSOR’S CORNER

THE SPONSORS BELOW post information on a regular basis about sales and special events etc. You can advertise your business here by becoming a Sponsor of the Austin Pond Society.

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