It’s been almost 18 months since we put up our game cameras and started to see all kinds of animals living, raising families, and thriving on the Beede Site. This kind of diversity was unexpected. However, since Site operations ended in the mid-90s, we’ve seen… Read More »Managing Invasive Plant Species on the Beede Site
Exciting news from the site! Our remediation partners Woodard & Curran has received the “Outstanding Groundwater Remediation Project Award” from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) for their work on the site. Each year the NGWA’s Outstanding Groundwater Project Awards recognizes member innovation and contributions… Read More »Woodard & Curran Receives NGWA Award for Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site
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
Kelly Brook – Supporting a Thriving Habitat Features Town Forest to Beede Site Plaistow, NH —- Kelly Brook – Supporting a Thriving Habitat was recently debuted with local neighbors featuring narration from a bird’s-eye view along the Plaistow widlife corridor from the Town Forest to… Read More »Kelly Brook Video Debut
Plaistow Wildlife Corridor Drone Sneak Peek with Neighbors Plaistow, NH —- Plaistow wildlife corridor drone footage from the Town Forest to the Beede Site show strong travel routes for animals along Kelly Brook. The raw footage presented to neighbors during a recent Backyard Wildlife Lunch-n-Learn… Read More »Plaistow Wildlife Corridor
Beede Site Group Habitat Area Wildlife Game Camera Captures More than 35 Animal Species Plaistow, NH —- Beede Wildlife Habitat Area wildlife game cameras recently captured an image of what appears to be a 3-point buck on its 40-acre property. The Beede buck, among other… Read More »Beede Buck Spotted [Image Gallery]