Burns Bridge at the Historical Commission

MassDOT will be presenting a report on the “progress on the aesthetic design elements of the proposed bridge” at the next Historical Commission meeting, which will be Thursday, May 12, at 5:30pm in the Levi Lincoln Chamber at City Hall. 

(Note that Thursdays don’t work for me and I won’t be able to attend that meeting, but if someone else is attending, feel free to send me your notes & I’ll post them.)

Worcester Residential Rain Garden Training

Because I know there’s perpetually interest in rain gardens…

From Joe O’Brien’s FB:

A Practical 1.5 Day Course for landscapers, designers, maintenance care providers, homeowners and volunteers.

Thursday, May 19, 8:30am- 4:00pm (Classroom)
Friday, May 20, 8:30am- 12:30pm (Field Installation)

This training workshop will teach participants how to site, size, design & install rain gardens to reduce stormwater runoff and help improve Worcester’s waterways.

Sponsored by the Worcester Stormwater Coalition, Mayor Joe O’Brien and the US EPA.

Fee: $50 professional Landscapers, $25 non-profits, $10 students and homeowners. If you would like to participate but the fee is a barrier, please call Isabel.

Lunch and refreshments provided

Instructors are from the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension and the UConn Nemo Program

For program details or to register, please call Isabel at the Mayor’s office at 508-799-1153 or email at gonzalezi@worcesterma.gov

(Image: P1000811, a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic image from Thomas Le Ngo’s photostream.)