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2017 Coverage

Top Austin Attractions Focus on History, Music and The Great Outdoors (Shelley Seale)

Part sculpture, Landscape and restroom. Lady Bird Loo, by Mell Lawrence Architects (José Juan Barba, 6/29/17)

How did Austin fare on list of Most Adventurous Cities in America? (Pam LeBlanc, 6/28/17)

The Raw Steel and Concrete ‘Lady Bird Loos’ Will Patina Over Time (Mary Van Puymbroeck, 6/25/17)

Public speaks out about next Seaholm redevelopments (Cindy Widner, 6/26/17)

The Best Hikes in America (Stacey Leasca, 4/22/17)

The Trail Foundation names Heidi Cohn new executive director (Pam LeBlanc, 4/25/17)

Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail in Austin is a Sight for Sore Eyes in the Hill Country (Spring Sault, 3/29/17)

14th Annual Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party (B-DOE, 6/1/17)

New waterfront development unveiled for Austin’s Seaholm district (Nicole Raney, 5/16/17)

The 15 most stunning running trails in America (Tolly Wright, 3/28/17)

World Running Guide: Austin, Texas (McGee Nall, 3/6/2017)

2016 Coverage

State of Current Trail Projects (Carrie Barrett, 1/1/2016)

Major Upgrades are Coming to The Trail (1/2/2016)

Hitting The Trails (Tania Ortega, 1/28/2016)

Group plans saplings around Lady Bird Lake, prevents erosion (Jenni Lee, 2/1/2016)

The Trail Foundation offering commemorative bricks (Pam LeBlanc, 2/12/2016)

Austinites can give their loved ones a commemorative brick for Valentine’s Day (2/13/2016)

New exercise station opens at east end of boardwalk (Pam LeBlanc, 2/29/2016)

2015 Coverage

Trail Foundation Announces $2.5 Million Improvement to Butler Trail (Nora Ankrum, 11/17/2015)

Trail Foundation Announces Plans for New Span Beneath Congress Bridge (Pam LeBlanc, 11/10/2015)

Austin’s Trail Foundation Unveils New Vision for Part of Lady Bird Lake (Nicole Raney, 11/10/2015)

Trail Foundation Gets $1.2M for Congress Ave. Trail Improvements (11/9/2015)

The Trail Foundation Announces Latest Project at “State of the Trail” (11/9/2015)

New Trail Connection Planned Under Congress Avenue Bridge (Joe Lanane, 11/6/2015)

Money Raised by Cap10K goes to Keep Austin Green (4/12/2015)

Heron Creek Restroom First Flush and Ribbon Cutting Press Release (2/20/2015)

2014 Coverage

Trail of the Month: Butler Trail, Austin, Texas (Lisa Jhung, Runners World, 12/29/14)

Step Inside The 10 Most Magnificent Public Bathrooms In America (Alyson Penn, Business Insider, 9/10/14)

Lady Bird Lake boardwalk to debut June 7 (Joe Lanane, Community Impact, 5/21/14)

Boardwalk opens on south shore of Lady Bird Lake (Statesman, 6/7/14)

Maxwell: Let’s celebrate the boardwalk on Lady Bird Lake (Statesman, 6/7/14)

Boardwalk grand opening (Statesman, 6/7/14)

The Trail is Open in Austin! (Texas Highways, 7/6/14)

Lady Bird Lake Boardwalk Trail opens Saturday with Public Ceremony (CultureMap Austin, 6/7/14)

Boardwalk Grand Opening (365 Things to Do in Austin, 6/5, 7/14)

Grand Opening of the Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake (MyFoxAustin.com, June 7)

Boardwalk opens on Lady Bird Lake (KVUE, 6/7/14)

Boardwalk opens, allows foot access to new areas (KXAN, 6/6/14)

Grand Opening Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake (KEYE, 6/6/14)

Daniel Armbruster previews the Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake (FOX 7, 6/6/14)

2013 Coverage

Butler, Gage: Help us blaze more trails (Ann S. Butler, Les Gage, Austin American-Statesman, 11/15/13)

Using memories to inspire projects (Angie Beavin, KXAN, 2/18/13) Feb. 18, 2013

2012 Coverage

Nonprofits Forge Partnerships to Make Bigger Goals Attainable (Julie Tereshchuk, Forefront Austin, Dec. 2012)

Trail Foundation gets another Butler Trail donation (Sarah Drake, Austin Business Journal, 8/16/12)

Lady Bird Lake trail construction starts (Vicky Garza, Austin Business Journal, 8/3/12)

Trail group hits fundraising goal with $500,000 donation from St. David’s Foundation (Ben Wear, Austin American-Statesman, 7/10/12)

H-E-B pledges $250,000 to hike-and-bike trail improvements (Tara Merrigan, Austin American-Statesman, 6/7/12)

Ann Butler pledges $1 million to Lady Bird Lake trail effort (Ben Wear, Austin American-Statesman, 2/28/12)

2011 Coverage

Austin is for (Trail) Lovers (Leah Fisher Nyfeler, Austin Fit Magazine, Dec. 2011)

Trail group broadens fundraising appeal, says $2.4 million already pledged to boardwalk project (Ben Wear, Austin American-Statesman, 11/17/11)

Lady Bird Lake Trail Restroom Wins National Architecture and Engineering Award (American Institute of Steel Construction, 10/25/11)

City lands $1 million grant for improvements at Auditorium Shores (Pam LeBlanc, Austin American-Statesman, 8/26/11)

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Trail Foundation (The Austonian Blog, 5/19/11)

Trail Foundation to Mark 40th Anniversary of Hike and Bike Trail (Nathan Bernier, KUT, 5/17/11)

2010 Coverage

Moonlight Margarita Run helps fund trail improvements (Pamela LeBlanc, Austin American-Statesman, 8/2/10)