601 N Manchester St. Arlington, VA 22203 - Woodlands at Bluemont Park
Start Date: Invasive Plant Removal – Nov. 2016
Trail connection design – Spring 2016
End Date: Invasive Plant Removal – Spring 2021
Start Date: Re-naturalization & Site Furnishings - Spring 2018
End Date: Re-naturalization & Site Furnishings - Fall 2021
Bluemont Trail Connection Construction - COMPLETE; project is ongoing for invasive plant control, planting, and site furnishing.
About the Project
UPDATE – Spring 2019 Invasive Plant Treatment Information: Arlington County contractors will be treating target invasive plant species in Bluemont Park. Depending on weather conditions, treatment is expected to begin Mon., March 25. The areas treated with herbicide will have signs posted to notify park users. Questions? Contact Jennifer Soles at 703-228-1862.
The project scope includes a five(5) year invasive plant removal program, and also includes reforestation, and rehabilitation of natural areas within Bluemont Park, a sidewalk connection from North Manchester to the bike trail, site furnishings and informational signage for Reeves Farm.
Update: Fall invasive plant treatment took place November-December 2017. This treatment included manual removal and foliar treatment of invasive plants. The trail design is in permitting and construction is expected to take place Spring 2018.