In July of 2018, EDG received additional grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to continue environmental education outreach, invasive species removal, and introduction of native plants. Invasive species such as kudzu are periodically removed with the help of partners at Trees Atlanta, community volunteers, and visiting goats.
As the remaking of metro Atlanta continues apace, cleaning up and re-purposing some of the area’s most problematic properties requires more than a motivated developer with a permit, a bulldozer and a construction crew.
The groundbreaking ceremony of the Avondale MARTA transit oriented development, where the EDG Trail will terminate on a state of the art pedestrian/cyclist plaza.
The work begins today, November 11, at 890 Columbia Drive, the former Speed Trip gas station! Contractors are installing the erosion control measures.