Funding for Barton Springs Trees

At the conclusion of the event, all Treeathlon sponsorship and registration proceeds above event costs will be transferred to the Austin Parks Foundation’s Barton Springs Tree Fund for tree care (including treating existing heritage trees) and planting new trees in and around the Barton Springs Pool.

Partnering with Parks and Recreation Department to fund the planting of new trees, the Austin Parks Foundation has created the “Barton Springs Tree Planting Plan” under which 73 trees will be planted. Additional details are shown in the tree planting map below and posted at


hThe Austin Parks Foundation has stepped forward to partner with the Parks and Recreation Department to assist with funding the tree planting. as created the “Barton Springs Tree Fund” through which APFA