8 January 2013 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
Our Spring Litter Cleanup for the PRT has been set for March 23 9-12pm with backup date March 24 1-4pm.
2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletters http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
9 September 2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
Our next meeting is Tues. Sept 25, at 7:00 pm, in the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101. We’ll discuss latest news about the Cross County Trail, Pimmit Run Trail, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, and other local trails, with special focus on those maintained by volunteers. Learn how you can help!
Reserve your calendars for our semi-annual McLean-area stream valley litter cleanup on Sat. Nov. 3 (9 AM). Backup date in event of rain is Sunday, Nov 4 at 1pm. Details to come.
29 August 2012 Announcement
This year, our Pimmit Run Litter Cleanup (done every Spring and Fall) has been set for
-Saturday, November 3 at 9 AM
-(rain date is Sunday, November 4 at 1 PM)
12 June 2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
Our next meeting is June 19 at 7 pm.
Location: Swinson Room, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean.
We’ll discuss latest news, recently completed and planned projects on Pimmit Run Trail, Cross County Trail and other nearby trails, and upcoming efforts to clean up the stream valleys.
I did not plan to use this e-mail list again, but our new Mailman listserv is down; we are working on it!
2 February 2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
Fairfax Trails and Streams will meet on March 1, 2012, at 7:30 pm at the McLean Community Center, Swinson Room, at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean (a new site). Joining us is Liz Cronauer, Trail Program Manager for the Fairfax County Park Authority. She will give us an update on Fairfax Trail projects, show a draft sign to mark Pimmit Run trailheads, and answer our questions. Also, Debbie Spiliotopoulos, from the Northern VA Regional Commission, will join us, to discuss their recently completed Gap Analysis for the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, and next steps.
URGENT—a new bill in Congress would eliminate Transportation Enhancement funding for trails. This funding built much of the Cross County Trail and many local trails. The Rails to Trails Conservancy is leading this pro-trail effort. Please visit their website for more details; you can express support for this source of funding.
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Feb. 18. 10-4 McLean Outdoors Adventure Expo
Feb. 21: 7pm RIVERBEND PARK MASTER PLAN: Public meeting regarding updating and revising the park’s Master Plan, which will guide how the park is used in the future. from 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Feb. 23: Rain date
----Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA
Mar. 1. 7:30pm FTAS meeting, McLean (see above)
Mar. 3. 9am Powell's Creek Work Trip, 1.5 miles of new stream valley trail, in Dale City
Mar. 24. 9am Litter Clean Up in Pimmit/Scotts/Dead Run, McLean.
Mar. 25. 1pmrain date Sun. March 25 at 1pm). (details later)
1 February 2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
As the Government Center is under a 2-year long renovation project, we will need to meet in an alternative place. The initial decision for this location will be the
McLean Community Center, Swinson Room, located at
1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101.
McLean Community Center Map and Directions
The next litter clean-up effort for the Pimmit/Scotts/Dead Run area will be at 9am Saturday, March 24. Rain on Saturday will postpone the effort until the following day.
Rain Date: 1pm Sunday, March 25.
25 January 2012 Fairfax Trails and Streams E-newsletter http://www.FairfaxTrails.org/
FTAS has a new listserv! Join it by clicking HERE.