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How Gas Leaks Affect Our Trees:

The science, the signs, and what we can do

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 1 - 2 pm

Arlington Town Manager Adam Chapelaine will moderate a presentation and discussion with an expert panel:

    • Dr. Nathan Philips, Boston University: How do methane leaks affect trees?
    • Bob Ackley, Gas Safety USA: What does the impact of methane on trees look like in our towns?
    • Brandon Schmitt, Director, Wellesley Natural Resources Department: How are some municipalities addressing this problem and what more needs to be done? 
  • Register in advance: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I-CTAmykTR-wk5Q8t_JaKA

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on joining the webinar.

New Website: Resilient Mystic Collaborative

What:  Nineteen Greater Boston municipalities - including Arlington - are working together as the Resilient Mystic Collaborative (RMC) to protect their residents and environment from a slower-moving but no less deadly crisis: climate change. Their ambitions and first eighteen months of progress can be found at their newly-launched website at resilient.mysticriver.org.

Read more: Resilient Mystic Collaborative

Mutual Aid Arlington, MA

https://mutualaidarlington.org/

Connecting you with all the awesome volunteer groups run by your neighbors, key resources like what stores are open or delivering, and ideas for keeping families and kids active and happy! 

4/15/2020 update:  Please continue to advocate for the safety needs of our medical community, first reponders and other critical front line workers.

On 3/25/2020, an action alert went out to  - CALL GOV. BAKER + your state legislators to demand support for all who work in our Healthcare System.

 

500 MEDICAL COLLEAGUES CALL ON GOV. BAKER & OTHER STATE LEADERS TO ADDRESS THE DIRE SITUATION FACING OUR HEALTHCARE WORKERS DUE TO COVID-19

Read more: PPE NEEDS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS & OTHER FRONT LINE WORKERS

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