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Annual Birdwalk postponed until Fall

Posted on Oct 29, 2020

Annual Birdwalk postponed until Fall

Please check back. We will post the dates and times for these events as soon as possible.

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Fall 2020-2021 Letter from the President

Posted on Oct 29, 2020

Fall 2020

Dear Friends,

Have you been getting out to cherished places like the Bussey Brook Meadow? Our open, public spaces are more important now than ever. But since early spring, our APC activities have been very different, as we’re sure yours have been as well. No “Love Your Block” clean up in the spring, no bird walk. In spite of Covid 19, our work continues….

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Fall Clean Up – October 2019

Posted on Nov 26, 2018

Fall Clean Up – October 2019

2019 October 5 Bussey Meadow Clean up Again this fall we had a great group of Volunteers from MIT and from our board. Group picture by Arkopal Dutt. Arkopal, David Stephenson, and Sara Freeman contributed images of the total freeing of a pathside tree from strangulation by invasive Oriental bittersweet. Visit the Volunteer page to see more pictures.

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Love Your Block, May 2019

Posted on Apr 4, 2019

Love Your Block, May 2019

Please meet at Arboretum South Street gate at 10 AM. For more information call Virgina Marcotte: 617.522.9877 and leave a message. Visit the Volunteer page to see more pictures.

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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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