Thursday, January 27, 2022

Recap: Charles River Meadowlands Initiative - 01/24/22 (audio)

 FM #710 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 710 in the series. 

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Alan Earls, Franklin resident, local historian, and open space advocate as we recap the Charles River Meadowlands Initiative. We recorded this via the Zoom conference bridge Monday, Jan 24, 2022. 

Links in the show notes include the BETA Report on the Meadowlands Initiative as well as many of the links for the reporting shared by Franklin Matters since 2016 as the initiative made progress.

The recording runs about 21 minutes, so let’s listen to this recap of the Charles River Meadowland Initiative audio file ->


Home page for the Charles River Meadowlands Initiative ->

BETA Report finally received early 2020

Conservation Commission Annual Report for 2019 references

Info session series in 2019

Forum schedule for April 2019 

BETA surveyed in 2018

ToF announces kickoff of study with $25K grant

Clean up & walk in 2018

Review of 2017 activities published in Dec 2017

Oct 2017 hike with 20+ folks

Charles River Meadowlands meeting scheduled for 2017 

Library info session and children’s reading for Ground Hog day in 2017

Charles River Meadowlands and #Giving Tuesday 

Meeting announcement mid-2016 

Charles River walk Jan 2016


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Recap: Charles River Meadowlands Initiative - 01/24/22 (audio)
Recap: Charles River Meadowlands Initiative - 01/24/22 (audio)

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