Friday, November 24, 2023

11-24-23 Update on Lou Neff Point and nearby tree loss in Zilker Park

On November 1st, 2023, I presented several pictures to the Environmental Commissioners during their meeting. It is well-known that the creek banks in Zilker Park are in a poor condition. 

This past week, a living tree has fallen into Barton Creek; the location is just north of the Zilker Boat Rentals concession.

Lou Neff Point remains in a vulnerable state: The lone tree on Lou Neff Point could similarly be lost.

I ask City Council Members to adequately fund the remediation of the creek banks -- including a robust study of drainage problems and solutions to reduce future erosion -- for the FY24-25.

More recent photos of the Barton Creek Banks in the recreational zone of Zilker Park:

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