Friends of Arlington's Great Meadows (in Lexington) - FoAGM

FoAGM Resource Team Plan  (4/22/02)

Resource Team Members

Bob Morse, Mike Tabaczynski, Anne Gibbs, Elaine Chipman, Tim Sullivan, 
Elizabeth Plofker, Peggy Hunt, Jacquelyn Ward, Mark Bleir, Karsten Hartel

Short-term Tasks (0 6 months)

Priority

Task

People Responsible

1

Create baseline map

Mike T., Bob M.

2

Create and implement clean-up program

Elizabeth P., Anne G., Mark B., Elaine C., Art B., Peg H.

3

Create abutter mailing list

Bob M.

4

Conduct trail evaluation

Mike T., Karsten H., Tim S.

5

Create and implement invasive plant control program

Anne G.

6

Create neighborhood monitor program

 

7

Create inventory of property misuse

 

8

Create stewardship program

 

9

Create property regulations

 

10

Place waste receptacles at entrances

 

11

Install boundary signs

 

Medium-term Tasks (6 - 12 months)

Priority

Task

People Responsible

1

Mark main trail through property

Bob

2

Crate trail plan

Mike T., Tim S.

3

Mark all trails through property

Mike T., Tim S.

4

Install signs at entrances

 

5

Create wildlife population monitoring program

Anne G., Karsten H.

6

Install signs listing activities that are allowed on property

 

7

Fill in holes in BMX area

 

Long-term Tasks (Greater than 12 months)

Priority

Task

People Responsible

1

Improve trails

Mike T., Tim S.

2

Implement plan for preventing property misuse

 

3

Block unwanted trails

Mike T., Tim S.

4

Install birdhouses

Karsten H.

5

Install information kiosks

 

6

Install benches

 

7

Install bike racks

 

8

Create/improve parking area

 

9

Install signs with property maps

 

 


Tasks Organized by Type

The following list organizes all of the Resource Team tasks shown above into related activities, so that we have an overview all of the things that we want to accomplish in a particular area:

  Trail Improvement

  1. Create baseline map
  2. Conduct trail evaluation
  3. Create trail plan
  4. Improve trails
  5. Block unwanted trails

Signage

  1. Mark main trail through property
  2. Mark all trails through property
  3. Install boundary signs
  4. Install signs at entrances
  5. Install information kiosks
  6. Install signs with property maps

Infrastructure

  1. Place waste receptacles at entrances
  2. Install birdhouses
  3. Install benches
  4. Install bike racks
  5. Create/improve parking area

Property Use/Misuse

  1. Create and implement clean-up program
  2. Create abutter mailing list
  3. Create neighborhood monitor program
  4. Create inventory of property misuse
  5. Create stewardship program
  6. Create property regulations
  7. Install signs listing activities that are allowed on property
  8. Fill in holes in BMX area
  9. Implement plan for preventing property misuse

Flora and Fauna

  1. Create and implement invasive plant control program
  2. Create wildlife population monitoring program

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