As the saga of the Silver Maple Forest winds to a sad end, the question recurs: What will the state do to help save the forest? Despite many attempts on my part, and on the parts of other concerned parties, the discouraging short summary appears to be: nothing.
Click here for history of Will’s legislative efforts to add the Silver Maple Forest to the Alewife Reservation Additional resources Coalition to Preserve the Belmont Uplands Friends of the Alewife Reservation 2007 grassroots campaign page (maintained by Caroline Huang)
I’ve worked hard through the years to turn the Silver Maple Forest area on the Cambridge Belmont line into a component of the Alewife Reservation. So far, I’ve been unsuccessful. Please view this link for more history.
Press Release For Immediate Release Jim Scott Benefit Concert, Belmont, July 2 “Singing For the Tree Tops,” a benefit concert July 2nd to preserve the Uplands Silver Maple Forest, will feature renowned folksinger and composer, Jim Scott. This Fourth of July holiday weekend event will celebrate our unique forest on the Belmont/Cambridge […]
http://www.wickedlocal.com/cambridge/news/x1841754107/Cambridge-City-Council-wants-cities-to-purchase-Belmont-Uplands#axzz1Ot7Kd0RA ‘Flood Plain Forest and Floodway Development Forum VIDEO TO SHOW IN CAMBRIDGE IN JUNE. Your program is scheduled to run on our channels according to the times below. Please note that these times are subject to change: Wed, 6/15/2011 8:00 AM, Channel 10 Sun, 6/19/2011 3:00 PM, Channel 10 Mon, 6/20/2011 7:00 AM, Channel […]
As the developer approaches completion of the permitting process, the state is unable to help acquire the property. Next steps in an acquisition will need to be initiated by the surrounding communities.