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Field Stream Walks
  • February 4, 2012
    On Saturday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m., the City and its environmental consultant, Charles P. Johnson and Associates, Inc., conducted a stream walk at the Upper Watts Branch Park – Forest Preserve Stream. The purpose of the walk was to observe the environmental elements in the park and channel erosion along the stream and storm drain outfalls.

  • June 18, 2012
    On Monday, June 18, 2012 at 6:30 p.m., the City and the Citizens Task Force conducted a stream walk at the Woodley Gardens Park stream.  The purpose of this walk was to observe a recently completed environmental restoration project.  This project was designed between the summer of 2008 and 2009, and construction occurred between the winter of 2009 and 2010.

ATTENDANCE:
Task Force Members
Tom Miner, College Gardens Civic Association, President
Jim Reschovsky, Woodley Gardens Civic Association, President
Joe Arrowsmith, Watersheds Committee representative
Jim Carleton, College Gardens resident
Paul O'brien, College Gardens resident,Task Force Chair
Lou Marinelli, College Gardens resident

Volunteer
Ben Fischler, Archaeologist

City Staff
John Hollida, Public Works - Engineering
John Scabis, Public Works - Engineering
Elise Cary, Recreation and Parks - Forestry

Attachments:  Project Summary  WG Stream Walk  WG Invasive Species Plan

  • October 27, 2012 
    On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., the City conducted a stream walk through various locations in Montgomery County.  The purpose of the walk was to observe recently completed environmental restoration projects. The location and description of the projects can be found on the links provided below.

Attachments: 
Stream Projects | Field Visit Project Location Map  | Stream Walk Task List | 

  • March 8, 2014
On Wednesday, March 8, 2014, the Citizen Task Force conducted a field walk to preview the upcoming March 26 and March 27 public field walks.

  • March 26, 2014
On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., the City conducted the first of two stream walks in the Upper Watts Branch Park – Forest Preserve Stream. The purpose of the walks was to observe recommended repair sites including three stream sites and three storm drain outfalls.

Attachments: Field Visit Project Location Map

  • March 27, 2014
On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., the City conducted the second of two stream walks in the Upper Watts Branch Park – Forest Preserve Stream. The purpose of the walks was to observe recommended repair sites including three stream sites and three storm drain outfalls.
Attachments: Field Visit Project Location Map Community Field Walk Postcard

  • October 1 2015 (Open House) & October 3, 2015 (Field Walk)
On Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., the City held an open house for the Upper Watts Branch Stream Restoration to allow community members to ask questions and learn more about the project. On Saturday, October 3, The City and the Citizens Task Force conducted a stream walk of seven repair sites, plus the area planned for reforestation, where trees were destroyed by beavers. The purpose of the walk was to your repair sites and inform the community about upcoming construction. 

Attachments: Open House and Field Walk Advisory