´╗┐AMPC 2016 June Update
 
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 Watershed update and upcoming volunteer events
Pictured from left: Kirk Billings (AMPC Board President), R. T. Parker (Interim Deputy Commissioner, DWM - Office of Water Treatment and Reclamation) and Kishia Powell (Commissioner, DWM)
 
Mayor Reed's Technical Advisory Group (TAG) thanks the new commissioner of the Department of Watershed Management (DWM), Kishia Powell, and her dedicated staff for meeting with and taking the group on a tour of the R. M. Clayton Treatment Plant on June 23. The purpose of the tour was for the attendees to learn about the plant and its operations to gain a better understanding of the facility and its relationship with the CSO mini-treatment facilities. The tour was helpful as the group assesses and makes recommendations to DWM to address the sewer issues in Memorial Park.  The next meeting of the TAG, Mayor's office, Council Member Adrean's office and DWM will take place in July. 
 
  
 
Join AMPC and Trees Atlanta
for a Volunteer Day in Memorial Park
 
Saturday, July 16, 2016
9 am - noon
 
rsvp: info@atlmemorialpark.org
 
The erosion control stakes planted in February to help stabilize Peachtree Creek'Article Images banks are thriving but need some additional attention due to an invasive species, japanese hops, that is taking over. Please join AMPC and Trees Atlanta to pull this invasive species away from the elderberry, ninebark and silky dogwood so that these plants can receive more sunlight to continue spreading their roots.  
 
 
Join AMPC and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
for a Peachtree Creek Clean Up Day 
 
Monday, August 22, 2016
9 am - noon
 
rsvp: info@atlmemorialpark.org
 
Help AMPC and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper in their ongoing efforts to clean up Peachtree Creek. Join us for a day of service to pull trash and debris from the creek and its banks.  
 
 
Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy's
mission is 
to make
Atlanta Memorial Park
a beautiful, 
environmentally sensitive and
sustainable park,
accessible
and
connected
to the neighborhoods
and the City,
by enhancing
the Park,
tennis
and
golf experiences
through a 
collaborative process
of 
renovation,
restoration
and
preservation.

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Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy
P.O. Box 11609
Atlanta, GA 30355

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