7:30 PM in the LIBRARY of Arlington Traditional School Neighbors are encouraged to join us for discussion on issues affecting Bluemont:
At our January 30, 2020 General Membership meeting, neighbors are encouraged to come discuss the status of the long-planned second entrance to the Ballston metro, and County initiatives to increase density in Arlington.
At 7:30 PM, we will have a presentation and Q&A with Kenex Sevilla, County Project Manager
for the “western” entrance to the Ballston metro. We will discuss the status, including what
comes next and the design of this western entrance. More information about the project is at
the County’s project page at this link:
At 8:00 PM, we will have a presentation and Q&A with ARLNow columnist Peter Rousselot on County initiatives designed to further increase density in Arlington, including elimination of current caps on bonus density and elimination of current single-family zoning restrictions. (https://www.arlnow.com)
We will also discuss other concerns of Bluemont residents, including any you’d like to raise.
The General Membership Meeting begins at 7:30 PM and ends by 9:00 PM. Meet in the LIBRARY of Arlington Traditional School, 855 N. Edison Street.
Neighbors are also welcome to attend the Executive Board meeting that begins at 7:00 PM in the same location.
Neighbors are encouraged to join our February 26 General Membership meeting to discuss the impact of deer on Mary Carlin Woods and other neighborhood forests.
The meeting will feature a presentation and Q&A with Bill Browning, Arlington Regional Master Naturalists group.
White-tailed deer are a beautiful part of our landscape today and they provided an ample source of food for the early European settlers. In Virginia, we practically drove the deer population to extinction by the early 20thcentury, though it has recovered since then and approaches nearly a million in today’s world. Indeed, the deer numbers are so high today that they are endangering our forests and destroying habitat for other wildlife.
In this presentation, we’ll talk about how this population cycle has occurred, and what it means for our parks, forests, and neighborhood. We’ll also talk about the implications for continuing to ignore the increase in the number of deer, especially in Northern Virginia, and about how some of our neighboring jurisdictions have chosen to approach the problem.
For more information about Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, please see https://armn.org
At the June 26, General Membership meeting, the following volunteers were elected to serve on the BCA Executive Board or delegates to the Arlington County Civic Federation.