Category Archives: Neighborhood Conservation Plan

BMCA Special Meeting on Monday, March 13 at 7pm

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold a special meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, March 13, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. This will be an informational meeting on County plans for the Reeves farmhouse and a progress report on the BMCA Neighborhood Conservation project in Bluemont Park to restore the natural

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BLUEMONT PARK NEIGHBORHOOD CONSERVATION PROJECT BEGINS NOVEMBER 14 WITH INVASIVE PLANT TREATMENT IN WOODLAND

Arlington County CPHD (Community Planning and Housing Development) in conjunction with DPR (Department of Parks and Recreation) is implementing a Neighborhood Conservation (NC) project Bluemont Park.  This is a project that the Boulevard Manor Civic Association has approved as part of the Spring 2016 funding round for NC projects.  The general area is between Carlin

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Bluemont Park Neighborhood Conservation Project to begin by mid-November

The Boulevard Manor Civic Association (BMCA) Neighborhood Conservation project for Bluemont Park is set to begin this month.  Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will oversee the project which includes several different elements. This NC project is a multi-year program that will: Restore the natural woodland area in Bluemont Park (in the area

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Powhatan Springs May 7, 2016 Clean-up – A Success – Again

Generating some post-Earth Day momentum, our BMCA, Arlington Master Naturalists, and Skaters for Arlington Skate Park volunteers pulled a pile of newly sprouted invasives — particularly garlic mustard — and hauled out a considerable amount of trash. Thankfully, the weather held and the moist ground made it that much easier to pull up the plants.

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Special Neighborhood Meeting to finalize NC Project for Bluemont Park on Monday, May 2 at 7pm

Neighborhood Meeting to finalize the Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park Monday, May 2 at 7 pm at Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street This special neighborhood meeting will start promptly at 7:00 pm with the following agenda: Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park – Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will present

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Powhatan Springs – Invasive Removal and Trash Cleanup – Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10-12 AM – Please Come!

Trust we won’t have another snow shower, cold wind and rain — Please join us on Saturday, May 7, from 10AM-noon as we continue rehabilitating the woods at Powhatan Springs Park. Arlington Master Naturalists will join us. We will be removing garlic mustard, any other remaining invasives, and trash. We will have some bags for

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BMCA Winter Neighborhood meeting on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7pm

Dear neighbors— The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Winter General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, February 22 beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. Meeting agenda: Carla de la Pava, County Treasurer, is our featured speaker Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will present design details and schematics for

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Come plant trees – Saturday, December 19th — Rt. 50 Shoulder Beautification Project

All, Sorry for the last minute notice, but after many weeks of waiting for approval, BMCA received the VDOT permit to plant trees for our Rt. 50 Shoulder beautification project yesterday. We will have a tree planting event THIS SATURDAY starting at 10 AM, gathering at in the grassy section of the shoulder at the

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Powhatan Springs Park Cleanup — Success!!!

Well it wasn’t that scary after all for Halloween — except for all the trash the combined team of BMCAers, ARMNers and skateboarders [for Arlington Skatepark] pulled out of Powhatan Springs Park!! It was a beautiful day and we had a great turnout of folks from the three organizations. They planted new native plant species

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