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Alewife Master Plan
June 2003 - MDC (Metropolitan District Commission)

These Adobe Acrobat files are the complete contents of the MDC CD.
(Adobe Acrobat reader is available free at www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.)

In parentheses, for larger files: file size in megabytes and approximate download time with a 56.6 Kbps dial-up modem.

Cover (2 MB - 5 minutes)
Acknowledgments
Contents
Preface
Introduction (9 MB - 20 minutes)
Findings and recommendations (51 MB - 100 minutes)
Implementation (4 MB - 10 minutes)
Related projects and recommendations (5 MB - 10 minutes)
Epilogue (2 MB - 5 minutes)
Bibliography
Credits
Appendix A - existing flora and fauna
Appendix B - plant lists
Appendix C - sustainable materials & organic products
Maintenance plan, south, map (13 MB - 30 minutes)
Maintenance plan, north, map (12 MB - 25 minutes)
Appendix D - maintenance
Master plan, south, map (12 MB - 25 minutes)
Master plan, north, map (12 MB - 25 minutes)
Appendix E - master plan - one page that has only title and page number


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About Friends of Alewife Reservation

The Alewife Reservation is a unique natural resource for the communities of Belmont, Arlington and Cambridge and home to hundreds of species, including hawks, coyotes beavers, snapping turtles, wild turkeys and muskrats, the reservation is a unique natural resource for the community.
Historical information (Powerpoint)

Friends of Alewife Reservation works to protect and restore this wild area and the surrounding area for the water quality, native plants, animals and over 90 bird species with paths for walking, running and biking, recreation, and for classroom education and research. We regularly steward and preserve the Reservation area for wildlife and for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

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By-Laws
About Friends of Alewife Reservation
Statement of Purpose
Virtual Tour
Right now, view the wildlife-rich North Trail of Alewife Reservation.
MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)
Master Plan for Alewife Reservation
Citizen Forester newsletter archive
History of Cambridge
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The Birds of the Cambridge Region of Massachusetts

by William Brewster 1906
Nuttal Ornithological Society

Biodiversity Study of Alewife Reservation Area: Species, Habitat, Ecosystems

Inventories by David Brown, wildlife assessor (2003, 2004.) Published by and available from FAR for $10. Write or call for your copy. (sample)

Updated Dave Brown Inventories (2008, 2010)

Inventories of Alewife Reservation Wetland Plants by Walter Kittredge, Botanist (2013)
 
Friends of Alewife Reservation (FAR) office is in the Fresh Pond Mall
186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 304, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-415-1884
Email: info@friendsofalewifereservation.org
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