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Archive for March, 2008

Date: March 8th, 2008, 8:30 am – 12:00
Location: Great Meadows Nation Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
73 Weir Hill Road, Sudbury, MA
AGENDA: Roundtable Discussion

Concord Mill Brook Task Force 2008 Update

Mill
Brook History as glacial lake concord

Goal:  Monitor document, and publicize the health
of the Mill Brook

Observing
and reporting changes in the Health of Mill brook including its flora and fauna

e.g.
(Loosestrife, reeds
Phragmites
australis,

and cattails) invasive vs. traditional vegetation,  plus Turtles, fish, birds and fury creatures at Cambridge
Turnpike Crossing. 

Public
communication for awareness appreciation and support with articles and
publications

Ongoing Projects

Vortechnics pollution removal

“No
Dumping – Drains to Mill Brook” storm drain decals

Mill
Brook identification signs at bridges

“Thoreau/Emerson Amble Project” in Town Forest

Cargill’s Creek (Ditch) Bridge last year

Emerson’s House – Ice House Bridge this year

Potential new projects

“Taking Your Sons and Daughters Trout Fishing in the Mill
Brook Festival” next year.

Anderson’s Market Bridge linking Keyes Road Parking Lot w/
Vanderhoofs Parking lot in five years

 

For more information and to print Mill Brook Task Force
publications go to:

http://www.concordma.gov/pages/ConcordMA_NaturalResources/subcomm/mbtf

For more
information about the Mill Brook, go to Allan Schmidt’s blog at
http://allanhschmidt1935.spaces.live.com/

Or
contact him by telephone 978-369-8090 or email allanhschmidt@gmail.com

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