Clayville -- Please keep us updated on this -- the Emerald Necklace is one of the things which we all take for granted and one which is a substantial part of "World Class Boston" -- but which like Freedom itself needs constant vigilance by the citizenryThough construction continues throughout the Casey project area, MassDOT has announced that the first trees will be planted next week in the permanent mainline Arborway median between Shea Circle and about the Courthouse. Only 30 or so 'Princeton' American Elms to start, but they are the first of 29,000+ plants going into the landscaping - which should help make Forest Hills one of the real gems of the Emerald Necklace as they mature.
I wrote up a narrative version of the Master Plant List to mark this modest milestone for those looking for a silver lining:
Shade(s) of things to come
Indeed the on-going work on the Emerald Necklace is topic deserving a thread all its own -- and you sir should be its ABForum corespondent to keep us up to date