Walkers and joggers in the park, those grubby folks you may see along the trails are Master Naturalist volunteers digging invasive Johnson grass and cutting Ashe juniper saplings, This team works days every Wednesday, October through whenever it gets too hot! Pictured are Lin, Karen, Leigh and Christine with several bags of Johnson grass. ... See MoreSee Less
Sunday evening in the park: At sunset several hundred migrating Swainson's (we think) hawks swooped low and silent across the soccer fields. An amazing sight. The intrepid Winifred Simon documented the bird for us. ... See MoreSee Less
Boo! And Hocus Pocus! And Hurray! Movie Nights in the Park launches during the 2nd Annual Boo!Hole Halloween, Saturday October 28. Don't miss this inaugural event and a fun evening. Grants to Friends of Blue Hole funded the movie equipment and a grant to Friends from the Wimberley Community Civic Club helped fund the movie program. ... See MoreSee Less
Play Scape Canopy Progress - These moms agreed in March that a canopy would be a huge improvement for the play scape which becomes too hot for kiddos to touch in our Texas summers. This spring, the Friends Board committed to this project, and a small committee conducted research for a design. Since then, the Parks Board has endorsed a sail canopy project as has the City Council. A generous donor has agreed to fund the technical drawings. Once drawings are in hand, fundraising will begin. Stay tuned! We'll need your support, so let us know if you'd like to help fundraise for this park project. ... See MoreSee Less
An exuberant image of a boy swinging into Blue Hole by Barry Armer grabbed Best of Show in the first photo contest set entirely in Blue Hole Regional Park. The contest was sponsored by Friends of Blue Hole and the Hays County Master Naturalist chapter.
Of 105 images submitted by residents and visiting photographers of all ages, thirty were selected for the exhibit now installed at Linda Allen’s Fine Foods. Fifteen adults and ten youth entered the contest. See the exhibit on our website or drop by Linda Allen’s.
Help protect our water. Sign up for Texas Stream Team training and learn to monitor water quality. Each morning classroom portion will be at the Wimberley Community Center and afternoon outdoor portion at Blue Hole Regional Park. Dates:September 6, 8 and 13. Visit JoinStreamTeam.org for more information. To sign up for a training, please contact Claudia Campos at firstname.lastname@example.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Mr. Blue Hole was ready for anything in Wimberley's July 4 parade --- formal tie, inner tube, and swim shorts.Other natural beauty "contestants" included Mr. Old Baldy, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Cypress Creek Nature Trail, Ranch Road 12. ... See MoreSee Less
The Magic and Mystery of Blue Hole Regional Park - our first photo contest - announces winners and awards prizes. Exhibit includes top 30 entries selected by juror Herb Smith, award-winning local photographer.
Photo Contest Winners Announcement and ReceptionSep 17, 3:00pmFriends of Blue HoleThe Magic and Mystery of Blue Hole Regional Park - our first photo contest - announces winners and awards prizes. Exhibit includes top 30 entries selected by juror Herb Smith, award-winning local photographer.... See MoreSee Less
Thanks ya'll for your feedback. It's on our minds too.
Thanks you all. As Christine notes, we have some great trees planted at the playscape area -- about 20 directly around that area, but they'll need lots of time. Friends is researching possible solutions . Stay tuned.
Thanks to Shirley Hunt for sharing the history of the park. It's a great reminder of how hard our community worked to preserve Blue Hole, keep it open for generations to come and create so much new recreational space. Thanks, ya'll. ... See MoreSee Less
Calling Wimberley area kids and their parents! As of this week, there were still open spots in the wildly popular Outdoor Nature Camp program hosted by the park staff. Contact the park office (512).660-9111 for more information and get your kids outside! ... See MoreSee Less
In the Park this week: Bill and Patricia Martin visiting the bench that will carry an inscription in honor of their friend:: In Memory of Alton Curtis "Curlo" Morris 1918-1996 Great-grandson of Pleasant Wimberley Neighbor and Friend ... See MoreSee Less
Friends of Blue Hole is honored to share some good news with our community Wimberley will be able to have a modern, future-oriented City-operated sewage treatment plant that will also provide water to make Blue Hole Park thrive. Here's the news release: ... See MoreSee Less
What is being missed here is the original estimations were to finance $4.5 million. Now, it is financing $5.5mil, even after the Way "loan". So this means the note payments are 25% higher than there were before the bids came in...the rates for the end-users. And if these rates do not cover the note...the city must pay them. This is NOT a good solution.
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