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 […]
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 […]
Impromptu Invasives Removal and Trash Pick up on Rt. 50 Shoulder Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10 AM to 12 PM
Sorry all, I was a bit slow to appreciate how accommodating the weather would be this weekend. Too early to do serious yard work around the house at my end, so I thought 10-12 AM might work for some without other plans to do some preliminary invasive clearing off trees on the Rt 50 shoulder […]
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 […]
Rt. 50 Shoulder Restoration and Beautification Project Taking Shape!! Thanks to the efforts of our hardy volunteers, we planted some 29 native species saplings last Saturday on the Rt. 50 shoulder. The cedar, sumac, holly, and redbuds should do well in the shoulder and overshadow the stakes in a few years. A main problem in […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Fall General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, October 19, 2015 beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. The agenda will include: Powhatan Springs Skate Park renovations – Patti Hurst, Skaters for Arlington Skatepark Reeves farmhouse restoration and preservation – Sandra Spear, Reeves Farm Conservation Society Arlington […]
We have been working on getting the Rt. 50 shoulder beautification and restoration project organized for many months and finally may get it off the ground. We hope to organize a planting party in November or early December assuming the weather is accommodating. A few people have asked for an overview, so I put together […]
Powhatan Springs – Invasive Removal and Planting – Saturday, October 31, 2015, 10-12 AM – Please Come!
All, Powhatan Springs is having a major makeover. Summer work by the County has drastically reduced the invasive ground cover – it looks almost scary back in the woods (see pictures below). So we thought for Halloween it would be good to get out and take advantage of the County’s work. The removal of the […]