Friends of Alewife Reservation (FAR)        Join Email List     DONATE!
Get email when website is updated

it's private

Friends of Alewife Reservation Accomplishments and Activities
March 2012 - January 2011
Publicity, fund-raising, news articles, web advances not included

added to website March 16, 2012
  • Dave Brown winter and spring walks - February 2012, March 2012,
    (larger number of participants- mainly from Arlington and Cambridge
  • Lesley students clean up future site of FAR Perennial Garden March 2012
  • Silver Maple Concert with full house of around 400 -February 2012
  • FAR Participation in Climate Toxics Action- March 2012
  • FAR presentation to Legislators with presenter Horsley and Witten, Scott Horsley CEO- Senator William Brownsberger Host- February 2012
  • FAR Poster Contest with Cambridge Rindge and Latin Design Students,
    "Save the Silver Maple Forest" contest winners chosen by Lesley students
    Posters displayed throughout city and towns- ongoing
  • FAR Solstice Service at Alewife- February 2011
  • Superior Court Judge Haggerty rules against Plaintiffs December 2012
  • FAR participates in Honk Parade- Fall 2012
  • FAR Annual Meeting with Interest Groups launched- Storm water slide show presented- November 2011
  • FAR Walk on the wild side- City Candidates participate in Alewife Reservation walk- November 2011
  • FAR site visit called on storm water wetlands- August, 2011
  • FAR summer Ecology Camp July-August 2011 (20 hours weekly for 6 weeks)
  • Silver Maple Concert "Singing From the Tree Tops" at First Parish Belmont- July 2011
  • FAR Walk/Ride Day with Cambridge Green - June 2011
  • Alewife Spawning sighted May 25, 2011
  • DCR Park Serve Day - Host FAR April 14
  • FAR produced FEMA Flood Forum for Belmont, Cambridge and Arlington
    Sponsors from all 3 municipalities - over 100 attended
  • Over 1000 petition signatures distributed to 4 legislators and Governor together with floodplain map -March 14, 2011
  • Middlesex Superior Court Hearing of silver maple case - March 2, 2011
  • FAR professional Silver Maple Video produced January 2011