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Northern Strand Trail Clean-Up and Tree Planting Event
May 22, 2010 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Please join Bike to the Sea and Groundwork Somerville for a day of trail clean-up along the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett and Malden!
When: Saturday, May 22, 2010, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM (rescheduled from April 17)
Where: Northern Strand Community Trail between the Madeline English School in Everett and Medford Street in Malden (along the old MBTA Saugus Branch rail bed).
Activities: Removal of trash and debris from the trail area; cutback of brush and large growths of Japanese knotweed.
Where to Meet: Madeline English School, 105 Woodville Street, Everett, MA 02149 (Parking available in the school parking lot)
What to Bring: Work gloves, sturdy footwear, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! (The trail is somewhat overgrown and may be very wet in sections.) We’ll provide tools, trash bags, water, and healthy snacks.
There will also be a tree-planting event held at Seven Acre Park (right next to the trail) immediately following the clean-up from 1-4 PM. This event will be hosted by the City of Everett and Groundwork Somerville, and is open to the public. Parking available in the Madeline English School parking lot.
For more information about the clean-up and tree planting, please contact Brad Arndt at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 455-1127.
Generous sponsorship for this event is provided by Stop & Shop supermarkets in Everett, Malden, and Somerville.