AUSTIN POND SOCIETY Inc.

Greg Hubenthal
glenhubenthal@hotmail.com
www.austinpondsociety.org
Meets: 3rd Monday @ 7 pm at Zilker Garden Center

September
Dan Chevalier, of Austin PS, said their August meeting featured Rick & Pam Jokerst, from the St. Louis Water Gardening Society. Their presentation, Sojourn to Japan: November of 2016, was very interesting and informative. They visited many of the major breeders and many others and shared many of their photos with the group and explained the different attributes that judges look for when judging koi. Their meeting attracted members from the St. Louis Water Gardening Society and the Prairieland Koi & Pond Society from Peoria, IL.

August
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July
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June
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May
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April
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March
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said their 2017 Pond and Garden Tour is June 3rd and 4th

February
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January 2017
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December 2016
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November 2016
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October
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September
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August
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July
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June
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, wants to thank the Pond and Garden owners, volunteers and APS members for another great Pond Tour this past weekend. All will be honored at the next general meeting.

Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said that for their May monthly meeting, there will be Tabletop presentations from many of their club sponsors – Pond Tour June 4th & 5th. Their Koi Person of the Year is Steven Monfrini.

May
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said that for their May monthly meeting, there will be Tabletop presentations from many of their club sponsors – Pond Tour June 4th & 5th. Their Koi Person of the Year is Steven Monfrini.

April
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said that on April 2 & 3 many of their members volunteered at Zilker Garden Festival. April meeting annual Plant Swap. Ted Paone hits the ground running as Pond Tour Director. 22nd Annual Pond Tour is June 4 & 5th.

March
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February
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January 2016
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November
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October
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September
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August
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July
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June
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May
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April
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March
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February
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January 2015
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November
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October
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September
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August
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said their 20th Annual Pond Tour was a success thanks to all the volunteers with Pond Tour Chairman Karl Tinsley.  Frank Allcorn, editor, did a great job creating print and video in Ripples newsletter about the Pond Tour.  The speaker for August monthly meeting is about rain water collection.  Some members will be manning an APS booth at the next Home and Garden Show to spread the word about their club.

July
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said fun was had by all at the 20th Annual Austin PS Pond Tour in June.  Truly a group effort~  Thanks to all.  The koi and fancy goldfish did shine!

June
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May
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April
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March
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said their March General meeting guest speaker topic will be creating a backyard oasis by Shane Stefek from Water Garden Gems.  Long Time member and board member Darren Bayhi will spearhead the annual tune up of the APS pond at Zilker Botanical Gardens to get it ready for the Zilker Garden Festival.

February
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January 2014
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said they welcomed Nancy Reinert and Frank Allcorn as their new board members.  Jeannie Ferrier has been on the APS board for several years and now is the 2014 President.  The club is ready to have another great year in 2014.

November
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said the Koi show was enjoyed by some members outside of San Antonio at Watergarden Gems.  Club members enjoyed the annual photo contest for the 2014 calendar.  Jeanie Ferrier will be the new President of the Austin Pond Society for 2014.  The new board is going to hit the ground running for 2014.

October
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September
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August
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin Pond Society, reported a group of members went to Tank Hollow Farms, where Vance raises Long Fins. Vance will be our guest speaker at the general meeting in August.

July
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June
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said they had their annual pond tour on June 8 & 9th. A great time was had by all. Thanks to the pond owners, volunteers, pond tour committee and pond tur chairman, Karl Tinsley.

May
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said a large group of their members rebuilt two garden ponds at Down Home Ranch in Elgin, Texas. Koi will be introduced to the ponds in the first week of May. Darrin Bayhil was elected Koi Person of the Year.

April
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March
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said their general meeting speaker was Steve Kainer from Hill Country Watergardens & Nursery. They discussed all aspects of pond plants. Mar general meeting the speaker will discuss how they can turn their backyards into a wildlife habitat.

February
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January 2013
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November
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin Pond Society, said they are having a gathering at BJ and Sam’s pond this weekend in Bastrop just outside of Austin.  November is Holiday Party for the general meeting and election of the board.  Some members enjoyed the TKFGS Koi Show last month at Watergarden Gems just outside San Antonio, in Marion, Texas.

October
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said the photo contest was a big hit for their 2013 calendar.  Koi are sometimes hard catch in a photo if they think you are going to feed them.  Oct 12-14th Koi Show put on by TKFGS of San Antonio at Watergarden Gems in Marion, Texas, is a short drive from Austin.  Their board member elections will take place at the Nov General Meeting.  Jeff Yarbrough, of Emerial Gardens, will be their speaker at the Oct General Meeting.  Members will hear about getting their ponds ready for winter.

August
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said their July monthly meeting club members Karl Tinsley presented a show and tell about products and equipment that help maintain their ponds.  Darren Bayhi presented a program on different fertilizers for pond plants.  They are looking forward to TKFGS Koi Show.

July
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said they are prepping for the 18th Annual Pond Tour for June 9-10th.

June
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said they are prepping for the 18th Annual Pond Tour for June 9-10th.

May
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said in April they had a members only event at Edmond & Rick’s.  Their koi pond has over 60 beautiful koi.  May meeting they will have the Plant Swap.  June 9th & 10th they are having the 18th Annual Austin Pond Society Pond & Garden Tour.

April
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said the Zilker Garden Festival brought spring to Austin again this year with help of some member volunteers.  Some members are going TKFGS Annual Fish Sale at Water Garden Gems near San Antonio.  The 18th Annual Austin PS Pond Tour is June 9 & 10th.

March
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February
Glen Hubenthal, of Austin PS, said the new board hit the ground running with fresh ideas to keep their club moving forward.  Austin Zilker Garden Festival will be the first place to promote their club March 31 and April 1st.

January
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