Upcoming SA Meetings
|30 Jan 2023;|
07:30PM - 09:00PM
Sustainable Arlington January meeting, public invited, AGENDA attached
Bee City USA and Bee Campus USA are initiatives of the Xerces Society.
Xerces Society YouTube playlists:
Did Rat Poison Kill Three Great Horned Owls in Menotomy Rocks Park?
Update: It appears that testing for poison was not carried out. The owls may have died after catching and eating rodents killed by Second-Generation Anticoagulant Rodenticides (SGARs). Other local raptors definitely have. SGARS is the poison in the black plastic boxes that are commonly placed behind restaurants, large buildings and, sometimes, private homes. The EPA explains that:
Single-Use Plastic Water Bottle Ban
Takes Effect 11/2022
Zero Waste Arlington, a Town of Arlington Committee, announces the passage of a single-use plastic water bottle ban. Zero Waste Arlington brought the article to Town Meeting who supported the article with an overwhelming vote of 199-42. The ban takes effect November 1, 2022.
"The Solar Panel Panel"
Arlington Community Education
Wed., May 25, 7-8:30 pm [online]
Arlington homeowners who are also members of Sustainable Arlington, Arlington Mothers Out Front and the Clean Energy Future Committee will describe their experiences with installing solar panels on their own homes. The event is moderated by Andy Winslow, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (also former Arlington Winchester HeatSmart coach). Q & A time for participants to to get their questions answered.