First, Scott Diersk from J.F.New (http://www.jfnew.com/)
discussed the Thurston Pond stormwater project that
has been in the works since 2004. The
goal has been to bring in more water into the pond, in an effort to improve the
pond’s water quality. The contract to do
the work was signed in December of 2005, but various obstacles have prevented
work until 2008. However, plans for work
this year were presented at our meeting, including a new pipe into Thurston
The larger Concentrator will be located at the new
Mike Conboy presented the January 22, 2008 Land Steward’s Report, which included mentions of plans for a Prairie Burn being ready for this Spring, and also a discussion point on planned small plantings of six trees (white birch, Paw Paw, flowering dogwood, sassafras, quaking aspen, and mountain ash).
Colin Brooks mentioned that the new TNCC website is
partially completed at
Submitted by Colin Brooks, TNCC Secretary-Treasurer. Revised version.