Had a very successful clean-up with the help of Arlington’s Boy Scouts’ Troop 141 in Powhatan Springs Saturday morning. The Scouts, who thankfully had contacted us to volunteer to do conservation work in our neighborhood, stacked cut-up downed trees and brush to create homes for wildlife and hauled out another load of trash and debris. […]
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All, The below write up from ARMN, who was there today along with BMCA and the skateboarders. I think we are taking it out faster than it is coming in, but we will have to keep at it. ARMN has proposed more dates over the next few months. See the end of their message below. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]