Here are new photos and video (February 4, 2012) of the phase 2 segment of the trail. Also attached are old photos dating back to May 2011 when construction started, as well as photos of the adjacent but separate county project on the old Decatur Water Works section of the park which was done concurrently. That project entailed clearing out invasive privet, installing stormwater mitigation controls -- a cascading waterfall and a detention pond, restoring the streambank, and planting native shrubs and trees.
From Valerie Boss: Workday at Ira B Melton Park on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1-3pm. Join your neighbors at the park as we pick up trash and remove invasive plants. Please bring work gloves, water, and tools, such as shovels, loppers, and wheelbarrows. Plastic bags for trash and recycling will be supplied. The event will be canceled if it is raining.
From "Beth Nathan" email@example.com via Civic Association Network: The monthly Guided Walks at Mary Scott Nature Park (MSNP) resume this Saturday at 10 am. This month is especially for those of you interested in or curious about local civil war history. Shane Griffin, a local landscape architect and civil war buff, will lead the walk/talk. Meet near the the MSNP parking lot. 4150 Briarcliff Road, just north of Shallowford. Future guided MSNP walks, always on the last Saturday of the month, include ...
From the Medlock Area Neighborhood Association: International Community School; New Floodplain Maps; Ira Melton Park; MANA Website
From Nature Preserve president Chris Beck: Join us on MLK Day at the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve for a volunteer day from 9am-noon. Help us move mulch and save trees from English ivy. Please bring yard tools and a water bottle.
From Sally Sears, South Fork Conservancy, a partner with CHCA and MANA in the volunteer work on Ira B. Melton Park:
Ira B. Melton neighbors, the South Fork Conservancy has two tours planned for later this month.
Please join us if you can, to see what other sections of the creek can look like.
From Chris Beck: Take a break from the holiday rush and join us this Sunday, December 11, from 1-3pm for a volunteer day at the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve. Check out the progress on the new kiosk/pavilion and then help us maintain trails and continue habitat restoration after the privet removal.
Via Civic Association Network, Posted by: "Beth Nathan" firstname.lastname@example.org, Mon Oct 31, 2011: FYI. Below are my notes from last week's Parks/Rec/Cultural Affairs Citizens Advisory Board meeting. Beth Nathan
CAB: Parks/Rec/Cultural Affairs, Oct 25, 2011
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Our volunteer day for this weekend has been rescheduled to November 12 at 1pm. Join us and a group of volunteers from Emory to help with trail maintenance, English ivy removal, and other tasks. Chris Beck, President, Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve
To get to the Nature Preserve take Medlock Road north to Medlock Elementary School. Turn right onto Wood Trail Lane and follow to the preserve entrance. For complete directions and for more information, visit http://www.cshepherdpreserve.org, leave a detailed message at 678-951-0105, or email us at email@example.com.