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Borough  of Ambler
122 East Butler Ave
Ambler, PA    19002

 

 

 

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The Ambler EAC members devote time and energy to create initiatives that will protect our environment and increase awareness of environmental impact issues.  Below is a list of projects that our members are currently involved with.  Please see the "accomplishments" link to learn about past projects that Ambler EAC has undertaken and completed.

Annual and Ongoing Initiatives

Protecting Our Streams & Watershed

Tree Planting

Promoting Recycling in Ambler

Annual and Ongoing Initiatives:
  • publish substantial "Environmental Corner" in biannual Home Town News, Ambler's municipal news letter

  • coordination of Ambler's Spring Stream Clean-Up, with over 30 volunteers

  • publicity of household hazardous waste recycling center collection dates

  • attend Council meetings; consult and advise when appropriate

  • staff environmental information booths at community events, such as, Oktoberfest

CURRENT PROJECTS:

PROTECTING OUR STREAMS & WATERSHED

  • installing 100 Rain Gardens in Ambler, 10/year, 5 in April/May, 5 in Sept./Oct.; co-ordinating groups of volunteers

  • Annual April Stream Clean-Up event - in conjunction with Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association

  • Rose Valley Creek riparian maintenance buffer restoration

  • advising revisions to Borough ordinances

  • applying labels on street sewers "No Dumping -- Drains to the Creek"

TREE PLANTING

  • The Ambler EAC developed a Downtown Tree Management Policy...

  • supporting tree mulching and pit widening

PROMOTING RECYCLING IN AMBLER

  • acquiring recycling containers for parks and streets in primary retail corridors

 

IF YOU HAVE EXPERTISE ON ANY OF THESE TOPICS OR WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER, PLEASE CONTACT US.

 

 

 

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