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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust - Volunteering & Events

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 To improve the quality of life for the people of Lowell through the creation, conservation, and preservation of parks, open spaces, and special places.
2nd Annual City-wide Parks Beautification Day
city-wideSaturday, October 24, 2009, 9:00am-12:00noon
Location- At the Lowell park of your choice!  Contact Us to RSVP

Many hands make light work: We are seeking volunteers and site leaders to meet at and beautify your favorite Lowell park. Kids and groups are welcome!  No special skills required.

Volunteers are encouraged to RSVP in advance to help us coordinate more efficiently, but can also sign up on the day of the event at Shedd Playground, located at 433 Rogers St. in Lowell and will be deployed to a park from there. 
19th LP&CT Annual Meeting:
Featuring Author John Wargo 
WargoNovember 6, 2009, reception at 7:00pm
Location- UMass Lowell, Wannalancit Mills Click Here for Directions

LP&CT members are invited to attend the 6:30 reception.
John Wargo, professor of environmental policy at Yale, will discuss his new book Green Intelligence: Creating Environments That Protect Human Health.
This event is co-hosted by LP&CT and the Toxics Use Reduction Institute at UMass Lowell (TURI). Green Intelligence: Creating Environments That Protect Human Health will be available for purchase. This is a featured event of the Concord Festival of Authors.
Greenway Construction Update

Greenway off Lawrence StreetDistinct progress has been made along the Concord River Greenway in two locations, including paving and plantings along the path off Lawrence Street.  These areas are now more accessible and safer than ever for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy being active among Lowell's scenic beauty.   

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