Community Planting Day - Alewife Reservation Constructed Wetland


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 Alewife Reservation Stormwater Wetland (pdf).

Saturday, July 14 (8 am to 11:30 am)Rain date: Tuesday, July 17 (4 pm to 7 pm)  Please RSVP by e-mail to no later than July 11 (so we know how many plants to have on hand). *NOTE: in case of rain call 617.349.4818 to confirm if planting has been rescheduled.

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