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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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Fall Clean-Up Scheduled

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

Fall Clean-Up Scheduled

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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Spring Bird Walk with Bob Mayer coming in May

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

Spring Bird Walk with Bob Mayer coming in May

The APC and the Brookline Bird Club will again sponsor a spring Bird Walk led by Bob Mayer in the Bussey Brook Meadow, Sunday, May 15, at 8am.  Meet at the South Street gate to the Arnold Arboretum.  Maybe we will see a Rose-Breasted Grosbeak like this one!

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Watch for April Clean-up date and May Bird Walk

Posted on Dec 4, 2016

Watch for April Clean-up date and May Bird Walk

Spring always brings new ways to interact with the Arboretum and Bussey Brook Meadow. We will have a spring clean up and our annual bird walk. Check back to see the dates of these events.

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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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