Welcome to the Austin Pond Society.

by | Dec 29, 2017 |

THIS YEAR’S AUSTIN POND TOURS

Austin Pond Society 24th Annual

Pond Tour with a TWIST !
Saturday, June 2 2018
9AM -12 noon
This is a Members Only event
If you are not a member Please JOIN
New members are always welcome !
3 Unique Ponds ~ Never on tour before
North Austin and Round Rock areas
Details and Addresses to be announced in the Stream

Sunday June 3, 2018
Westlake Area Pond Tour
Three Stunning Ponds
Free Admission ~ Open to the Public
Sunday 9AM to 5PM
Sunday Night Tour 8PM to 10PM
For More Information Click Here Or call 512-629-7825

CURRENT NEWS EVENTS

Jeannie and Steven are hard at work on the fish rescues. They rescued four fish that were in a very small pond of about 250 gallons and are now at Mayfield. Thanks to Bamboo Bistro our sponsor for loaning us their van.It sure made it easier. Yesterday they rescued 17 large goldfish from their neighbors pond and placed them in one of the ponds at Zilker. Everyone is happy.

MAYFIELD PARK PROJECT

The Mayfield Park project is getting ready to start and several volunteers will be needed to remove the plants, fish and rocks prior to the City to fully repair and waterproof two of the ponds and then to return them back to the ponds after the repairs. Many of the plants will need to be re-potted so this is a great opportunity to learn from the experts. Please contact Jeannie, our President to volunteer and for more information. Dates and times will be sent out with the Stream and posted on our website, Facebook and Meetup.

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.

HEART OF TEXAS POND TOUR

The Heart of Texas Water Garden and Pond Society located in Waco, Texas are holding their Pond Tour on June 2-3. Details below.

Austin Pond Society Meeting – March 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 will be starting very soon. 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

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN THE MARKETPLACE.PICTURED AT THE SIDE IS A COMPLETE POND FOR SALE WITH PLANTS, EQUIPMENT AND FISH. GREAT WAY TO START OUT PONDING.

NEWS FLASH – THIS COMPLETE POND HAS SOLD
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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.

Charlotte Brigham Broker, MBA, CLHMS, CNE

Click to go to their website

HILL COUNTRY WATER GARDENS

Click to go to their website

BRITE IDEAS

Click to go to their website

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