2015 Bike/Walking Path Survey & Recommendations
Survey: In 2015, the Southwest Corridor Park Management Advisory Council (PMAC) conducted a survey of path users. The survey was well-received, with 595 responses and numerous insightful comments.
Bicycle-pedestrian path survey summary page
Striping and Stenciling Recommendations [Word]
Map / Striping and Stenciling Recommendations [PDF]-Uploaded 9/24/2022
"Miscellaneous Dog Park Related Items" from Nov. 2021 small group meeting
Miscellaneous items related to dog park location options, shared in a small group meeting with Craig Cashman (DCR legislative affairs) and Jenny Norwood (External Affairs)-Uploaded 9/24/2022
PRESENTATION: Master Planning Discussion, April 4, 2022
PowerPoint presentation for the April 4, 2022 PMAC meeting, with Kate England (DCR) focused on the Master Planning process. -Uploaded 9/24/2022
Rodent Control Resources and Information
Following up on recent PMAC meeting discussions about rodent (rat) issues, the following resources have been shared.
(1.) Massachusetts wildlife advocates want rat poison regulation to prevent owl, eagle deaths - CBS Boston https://www.cbsnews.com/boston/news/rat-poison-sgars-rodenticides-new-england-wildlife-massachusetts-rep-jim-hawkins-bill/
(2.) Rodenticides: Background & Hazards | Safe Rodent Control http://saferodentcontrol.org/site/problems-with-rodenticides/
(3.) The Internet Has a Rat Poison Problem | Audubon https://www.audubon.org/magazine/winter-2021/the-internet-has-rat-poison-problem
(4.) Rats vs. raptors: How rodenticides are harming more than just rodents | TVO Today https://amp.tvo.org/article/rats-vs-raptors-how-rodenticides-are-harming-more-than-just-rodents
(5.) Smart Boxes (see attached)-Uploaded 9/9/2022
View/Download: Smart Box.pdf
Soil Testing Links -- resources shared by Janet Powers as follow-up to her presentation "The Story Beneath Our Feet" about healthy soils.
Handouts from the Feb. 5, 2020 PMAC meeting, including information about Atherton St. Wildflower Garden and BNB Pumptrack Proposal.
View/Download: PMAC Meeting Feb 4 2020 Handouts.pdf
PMAC Annual Report. Also posted at http://swcpc.org/2018annualreport.asp
PMAC By-Laws: Approved October 5, 2016
Communication Strategies (And proposed name change!) Minutes of an August 22, 2016 ad hoc meeting on communications
In partnership with Northeastern University and the Southwest Corridor Park, PMAC provided mini-grants in Summer 2016 to support youth and family programming and raise community awareness of the park. This is our first-ever mini-grant initiative.
Mini-grant RFP Summer 2016. PMAC issued this Request for Proposals in May 2016, inviting organizations to submit proposals for mini-grants to support youth and family programming.
Handout - December 2015 Monthly Meeting - DRAFT - PMAC Mini-Grant Concept
View/Download: PMAC Mini Grant Idea.doc