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“Love your Block” Volunteer Event Saturday May 5, 2018

Posted on Apr 16, 2018

“Love your Block” Volunteer Event Saturday May 5, 2018

Meet at the South Street gate of the Arnold Arboretum at 10 am. All ages welcome. Wear long pants! We will provide gloves and tools for pruning invasive plants and picking up trash. A good time guaranteed!

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Goats Come to Bussey Brook Meadow

Posted on Dec 18, 2016

Goats Come to Bussey Brook Meadow

We have partnered with the Arboretum on hiring eight goats to clear the invasive poison ivy and bittersweet along the potential route.

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Spring Bird Walk, May 6th

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

Spring Bird Walk, May 6th

The Arboretum Park Conservancy and the Brookline Bird Club  invite you to a 90 minute bird walk at the Bussey Brook Meadow area of the Arnold Arboretum. Walk led by Bob Mayer, Arboretum docent on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 8:00 am. The walk is suitable for beginning and experienced birders. Questions? Please contact Bob Mayer (617) 983-3330 rgmayer@comcast.net The tour will begin at the South Street Gate of the Arnold Arboretum on South Street in Jamaica Plain. There is limited parking at this entry. Also accessible from Forest Hills MBTA Station, taking Blackwell Path from Washington Street to...

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Spring Clean-Up 2017

Posted on Dec 15, 2016

Spring Clean-Up 2017

On Sunday, October 30, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, the APC will hold its Annual Fall clean up and attack on invasive plants at the Bussey Brook Meadow. Meet at the South Street gate to the Arnold Arboretum. Wear long pants. We supply gloves and pruners.

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October 2016 Clean-up

Posted on Dec 4, 2016

October 2016 Clean-up

Sunday, October 30, the APC Board was joined by Paul Sutton, the Parks Department’s Director of Urban Wilds, and a group of enthusiastic members of Brookline, Jamaica Plain, MIT and Harvard communities. This year we continued the trash pick up. The attack on invasive vines, shrubs and trees was continued along the edge of South Street, the route of the projected continuation of the Blackwell...

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Bird Walk with Bob Mayer

Posted on Dec 18, 2015

Bird Walk with Bob Mayer

  May 3, 2015 The Arboretum Park Conservancy and the Brookline Bird Club sponsored a walk led by Bob Mayer through the Bussey Brook meadow. The first siting by the group of 25 enthralled birders was a dead raccoon high in a tree by the entrance to the Blackwell Path. A list of the birds seen is posted on Bob Mayer’s bird blog: Bob also sponsors the Bird-a-thon...

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