Tag: stream restoration

Inside the Taylor Run restoration: Passionate residents collaborate with willing city...

By Amy Will  | [email protected] Three million dollars slipped through the city’s fingers last week after City Council announced it would rescind two grants backing...

Streaming towards change

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] On Saturday, the city held the first Consensus Building Group meeting to discuss possible future design plans and outcomes for Taylor...

Your Views: Rethink stream restorations

To the editor: According to Mayor Justin Wilson, streams like Taylor Run, Strawberry Run and Lucky Run – which carry stormwater off city streets, parking...

What’s next for Taylor Run?

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The controversial Taylor Run stream restoration project is, for the moment, not part of the city’s pollution reduction plans, according...

Your Views: Environmental Council for Silberberg

To the editor: The Environmental Council of Alexandria endorses Allison Silberberg for mayor. ECA is a nonprofit advocacy organization formed by residents of Alexandria. The...

Your Views: Use science, not politics

To the editor: Alexandria is a small town that is controlled by an ancient natural watershed. Today’s city programs to address biodiversity loss and...

Council pauses Taylor Run stream restoration

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council decided to pause the controversial Taylor Run stream restoration project, as well as a similar project in Strawberry...

Our View: Acting like an Eco City

Protecting the environment is not easy, nor cheap. A person or entity can say they’re for environmental protection – or for a city to...

Your Views: Don’t turn Taylor Run into a storm sewer

To the editor: Alexandria still has some streams. To the extent Taylor Run is one, the current debate is better cast as whether it will...

Your Views: Council should lead on stream restoration

To the editor: I’m all for balancing interests, that is, when the interests of both sides are actually heard. Once again, Transportation & Environmental Services...