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The New ACC Website

acc-home-graphicOkay, it is a new site, so now it is time to start posting all of great thing we are concerned about and all of the things that we do about those concerns. We have a few designated bloggers that will be happy to post not only their own items, but will welcome input from all of our members. How about someone post some information about Ecofest and the upcoming Wildscape Plant Sale. There are some obvious things that are not finished on our website, but if you see things that are needed, please type them up and email them along with any pictures to Frank at webmaster@acctexas.org.

Active Adult Center by Grace Darling

Excerpt from the February, 2017 Arlington Conservation Council Post Oak Newsletter page 12, see  http://www.acctexas.org/downloads/ACC-2017-02.pdf  On February 14, the Arlington City Council will decide whether to have a bond election in May asking voters to fund the proposed Active Adult Center.  Readers are urged to view a recent presentation on the subject by Lemuel Randolph,…
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Keeping Village Creek-Lake Arlington Water Safe and Clean

By Aaron Hoff, Watershed Coordinator and Environmental Scientist for the Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Project of the Trinity River Authority A longer version appeared in the 2016 Arlington Conservation Council Post Oak Newsletter page 10, see http://www.acctexas.org/downloads/ACC-2016-11.pdf For more details, see Aaron Hoff's presentation at the November ACC meeting at ftp://ftp.trinityra.org/pub/Aaron/VCLA_WPP/Workshops/ACC_Presentation/ Note:  Village Creek…
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Arlington’s Chester W. Ditto Golf Course by Grace Darling

Excerpt from the February, 2017 Arlington Conservation Council Post Oak Newsletter page 12, see  http://www.acctexas.org/downloads/ACC-2017-02.pdf We were too late to the party, they said.  The course makeover was in the works for many years and city officials had held multiple discussions about it.  We should have paid attention, they said.  We should have realized that…
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MLB Green by Grace Darling

Baseball is a social institution with social responsibilities, and caring for the environment is inextricably linked to all aspects of the game.  Sound environmental practices make sense in every way and protect our natural resources for future generations of baseball fans.  Neil Boland, VP Major League Baseball, November 2015 In 2005, Major League Baseball partnered…
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