Spruce Up Austin, Inc. is established for the purpose of coordinating various resources to initiate, establish and maintain beautification projects in the Austin area with a strong emphasis on planting tree. Spruce Up Austin, Inc. will use these projects to promote at greater environment awareness within the Austin community, to encourage citizens to improve their property and to enhance a positive image for the City of Austin. Spruce Up Austin, Inc. will also participate in various activities that will educate the Austin community on plants and landscape concepts.
Spruce Up Austin was directly involved in projects where more than $4,664 was spent in 2017. When the volunteer time associated with these projects is taken into account, the internal work of the Austin Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department, the value to the community amounted to more than $7,248. During the twenty-eighth-year history of our organization, the total value to our community exceeds $528,830. 27 trees and spruce were planted during 2017 bringing the twenty-eighth-year tree total to 2,740.
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