Community Planting Day at Alewife Reservation Constructed Wetland July 14


7/9/2012

planting day photo

The City is pleased to announce a Community Planting Day to commemorate the creation of a 3.2-acre stormwater treatment wetland in the Alewife Reservation. Join us as we will be planting native plant plugs into various marsh zones throughout the wetland. We will be planting native plant plugs into various marsh zones throughout the wetland.

Community Planting Day Alewife Reservation Stormwater Wetland Saturday, July 14 8-11:30 a.m.*
Please RSVP by e-mail to cwoodbury@cambridgema.gov by July 11 (so we know how many plants to have on hand). 
Visit project website for more information and click on “Cambridge Park Drive Area Drainage Improvements and Stormwater Wetland Project.”

Link to Event Flier

Directions:
Take MBTA Redline to Alewife Station and follow the signs. Access into the Alewife Reservation for planting is at the end of the Cambridge Park Drive cul-de-sac.

*NOTE: in case of rain, call 617-349-4818 to confirm if planting has been rescheduled.
Rain date: Tuesday, July 17 4-7 p.m.

We will provide:

  • Overview of wetland planting strategy
  • Plants!
  • Water, snacks and coffee

What to Bring:

  • Rubber boots (it may get mucky)
  • Hat, sunscreen and bug spray
  • Gardener’s gloves (preferable, not mandatory)
  • Garden dibble (if handy)

 

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Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

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Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager