Have to say that our Saturday clean up had a lame turnout. It was about 10 of the usual suspects who come out every time one of these events happen. What to do about the problem of free riders? Most people want their streets free of litter, but can’t be bothered to spend an hour … More Lame turnout for Saturday cleanup
Reminder: Saturday, March 27 10:00 – 1:00 Meeting place at First and P Sts The forecast as of this morning is calling for all sun and 50! Please help spread the word
After our snowiest winter in history, months without street sweepers, and damage from the snow, let’s say goodbye to winter by springing into action! Here are the details for the first 2010 clean-up: Date – March 27 (rain date – April 1) Time – 10:00am – 1:00pm Meeting Location – First and P Sts We … More Spring Cleaning!!
Fall is here and winter is just around the corner. What project would you like to see the Environmental Services Committee organize next? Leaf clean-ups? Should we wait until Spring? Street clean-ups while the sweepers on on winter break? Send me and Anita your comments and suggestions. Also, Anita and I will be resubmitting a … More The Next Event …
On October 31, we planted over 450 plants/shrubs, 6 trees, and 540 pansies! It was a great effort in making our tree boxes reflect the charm of our neighborhood. Now, let’s not forget to maintain them! I spoke with Frank, owner of Old City green, and he suggested: – a really good watering at least … More Tree Box Maintenance
It was a good meeting tonight. Quick recap before I go off to bed. Linda Argo, from DCRA headlined the meeting. She spoke of efforts to remove our NJ Ave billboards. She didn’t really say anything we haven’t known here, except her talk did give insight into the amount of thought and effort that DCRA … More BACA Meeting Recap Nov 2
… to everyone who made this possible. Peter on Bates – who was absolutely a rock star in organizing this huge event. ANC5c Chariman Anita Bonds – also instrumental in the organization and in guiding us on the grant process. Bates Area Civic Association – the vehicle that allowed for the neighborhood unity we saw … More Beautification such a huge success! Thank you…
Tuesday October 27, 2009 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Public Library 901 G Street, NW Washington, DC Please join the National Capital Planning Commission, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), the Government of the District of Columbia, and the National Park Service at a public meeting to learn … More CapitalSpace Public Meeting – Release of Draft CapitalSpace Plan
Just a reminder …. our new date for the tree box event will be on Saturday, October 31. We have about 1,000 plants and flowers being delivered. The details are the same for time and location: 9:00 – 10:00 – Street Clean-up 10:00 – 1:00 – Tree Box Replanting 1:00 – 2:00 – BBQ! for … More Tree Box Event Rescheduled!
BACA’s Tree Box Extravaganza will take place on Saturday, October 24! Here are the details (which will also be mailed out in a flier format) 9:00 – 10:00 – Neighborhood Clean-Up led by CSOSA – Lend a hand! 10:00 – 1:00 – Tree Box weeding and replanting. Tree Box packages will be at Armstrong on … More Tree Box Sponsors Needed … Free Packages!