See Sustainable Arlington events calendar listing for details.
Rain Gardens Are Coming!
In May, the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) and the Town of Arlington will install two rain gardens, one at Hurd Field (near Trader Joe’s) and one at the Hardy Elementary School (Lake St., East Arlington). Community involvement is needed to complete this project.
Hardy School Rain Garden Planting Date Sat., May 4, 10--1 or until done.
Hurd Field Rain Garden Planting Date Sat., May 11, 10--1 or until done.
Register at www.mysticriver.org/rain-gardens
Stormwater Awareness Series: Permeable Pavers
April 9th, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Selectmen's Hearing Room, Town Hall
The Arlington Engineering Division continues to host the public Stormwater Awareness Series designed to educate residents and businesses on Stormwater and the environment. Stormwater professionals will make presentations, followed by question and answer sessions, for the purpose of increasing awareness of Stormwater impacts and to provide information on how to reduce them. The sixth presentation "Permeable Pavers" will be presented by Larry Nicolai of Ideal Concrete Block. The presentation will discuss how infiltration is a highly effective method in mitigating impacts and the advantages permeable pavers offer homeowners as an on-site solution.
For additional information on the Arlington Stormwater Awareness series, including future sessions and links to ACMi online archives of past sessions, please visit arlingtonma.gov/engineering.
Sat., March 23, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Arlington Town Hall
SunShot Prize: Race to the RooftopsSponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the SunShot Prize aims to spur low-cost rooftop solar installations across the nation.