Michael Barnes tells the story of The Trail Foundation’s legacy

It took vision, hard work, and political will to make Austin’s beloved Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail a reality. And for 15 years, The Trail Foundation has worked to enhance and preserve the heart and soul of Austin.

Check out the Austin American-Statesman’s amazing article about the history of the Trail and TTF, highlighting two of its visionary early crusaders and longtime supporters: Carolyn Curtis and former City Council member Les Gage: http://www.mystatesman.com/lifestyles/they-didn-know-that-they-were-great-shepherds-austin-lake/FXiwv0SgglekcoHTmyoLMJ/.

Thank you to social columnist Michael Barnes and photographer Ralph Barrera for painting such a vivid picture and telling the story so well.