Welcome to the Austin Pond Society.
Do You Like to Cook?
The only position not yet filled for this upcoming year is, some would say, arguably if not the most important, definitely the most popular person as the Hospitality Volunteer. If you enjoy to cook, not only do get to practice your art once a month but you do it with someone else’s money. If you would like to know more about this position, use the button below to contact Steven,the outgoing hospitality guru who has performed this role for the last couple of years. Thanks
UPCOMING PROGRAMS and OTHER INFORMATION
WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK
This week, To TOP the list, we have the following:
The following Board Members have all volunteered to be on the 2019 Board. Go to the link below to review those that have already volunteered and have all been confirmed at this last meeting. Congratulations to the Members of the 2019 Austin Pond Society Board.
Click here Board Members for 2019
You might be interested in a new idea that we are kicking around where as individuals, we can help out our fellow Ponders in times of need. Because maintaining a pond is fairly specialized, it is not easy to find someone to look after the pond if you as the pond owner, want to take a trip and be away for a few days. It would be doubly nice if you knew that person is also handy enough to make any small repairs that might be needed and it would certainly give you peace of mind during your absence. Read morehereon Pondsitting.
NOTE: The next meeting of APS is on Monday, November 19 at the usual meeting place, Zilker Botanical Gardens. This is our Holiday Party and this year, we are going with a Mexican theme so wear your sombreros and come and party. Blue Santa will also be present to pick up the toys that our members will be bringing especially for the 12-14 year old bracket. Hope to see you there.
We are still looking for a Hospitality person. Are you interested in becoming the most popular person in the Austin Pond Society? If so, search out any of the current Officers at the meeting and put your name up or contact Nancy at email@example.com . For more information on the job duties, contact Steven at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Little History
Check out the updated Pond Tour Logos page showing a history of the logos used since 2001. We are missing a couple for the years 2003 and 2015. If you have older T shirts for those years, please send a .jpg picture of the logos to the Webmaster
Click here Becoming a Member
Click here The Stream
Click here New Pond Related Items for Sale
Click here Fish Rescue Information
Click here 25th Annual Pond Tour Information
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The Stream for November, listed below, is the very last one that our current/outgoing President,Jeannie Ferrier will be sending out after five years of service. Please take a moment during the upcoming party on November 19 to thank her for her many hours given to the Austin Pond Society.
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25th ANNUAL POND TOUR
Are you interested in having your Pond on the 25th Annual Pond Tour? Please review the form below and then use this link to go to the electronic form.
ARE YOU BUILDING A POND OR WANTING TO CHANGE OR ADD SOMETHING TO YOUR EXISTING ONE?
There are new items available in the Marketplace. See the pictures which include two Savio Skimmers, a Fibreglass Rock Waterfall, a Savio Waterfall/Filter box and other items. Use this link for more information.
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.
Dan and Paula McKay pond - pictures by Barb Lenhardt
Pond Sitters – 2018
Would you like to become a Pond Society sponsor?
Austin Pond Society and Mayfield Park
Work on renovating two of the ponds at Mayfield Park has been completed and all of the ponds have been cleaned the plants repotted. Currently, all that remains is to perform ongoing maintenance work with the plants about every couple of weeks. All of the ponds have been restocked with Koi some of which are pretty big, thanks to our Fish Rescue Team.
If you 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 email@example.com
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?
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