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Bird Walk with Bob Mayer: Postponed until Sunday May 19, 8 – 9:30 AM

Posted on Apr 4, 2019

Bird Walk with Bob Mayer: Postponed until Sunday May 19, 8 – 9:30 AM

Please meet at Arboretum South Street gate.

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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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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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Bussey Brook Meadow Volunteer Clean up Day – April 19, 2015

Posted on Dec 18, 2015

Bussey Brook Meadow Volunteer Clean up Day – April 19, 2015

April 19, 2015 “Representatives from Harvard, MIT, the Jamaica Hills Neighborhood Association and the APC raked leaves, cleared trash and liberated many valuable trees and shrubs in the Bussey Brook Meadow from strangling bittersweet, wild grapevines, and multiflora roses during our annual spring volunteer event April 19, 2015

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