Among the many species of wildlife seen at Beede Waste Oil Site, we have spotted several snapping turtles over the years. These reptiles can measure over a foot long and weigh up to 70 pounds. Their rough carapace, large head, and distinctive saw-like tail make… Read More »Protecting Snapping Turtle Nests
The EPA’s Principles for Greener Cleanups has served as a foundation for planning and remediation at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site. On Earth Day, the Beede Site Group hosted a monthly virtual lunch and learn focused on one core element of greener cleanups –… Read More »Water Conservation Measures
Spring is in the air and the Beede Site Group is hard at work with spring cleaning. In our latest lunch and learn, Woodard & Curran Project Manager George Franklin and Technical Manager Keri Lauer provided an update on ongoing Wildlife Habitat Council efforts, including… Read More »What’s the Buzz?
Nearly a year after installing game cameras on the Beede Site, we now have documented footage of a diverse wildlife population that not only passes through, but also appears to be making the land surrounding the site their home. This prompted the Beede Site Group to turn its attention to external resources to explain the number of animals spotted on a regular basis.
The Beede Site Group hosted its fourth virtual open house on Thursday, February 18, 2021, to provide an overview and update on the clean-up activities conducted at the site. Cathy Rockwell, Remediation Technical Leader at Woodard & Curran, shared the history of the site as… Read More »Cleanup Update from the Beede Site Group