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Stemmen op buurtplannen

Stadsdeel Zuid heeft weer een budget ter beschikking gesteld waarmee burgers plannen voor hun buurt kunnen realiseren. U kunt daar over mee stemmen. Een aantal van deze plannen betreft ook deels het Beatrixpark. Binnen het bestuur hebben wij verschillende meningen...

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Interview AT5 about Japanese Knotweed brigade

The unique Japanese Knotweed brigade of volunteers in the Beatrixpark featured in a programma on the Amsterdam Television Network AT5.  "Isn't this a lost battle?" "Noooo! We simply have to persevere." Of course we hope the municipality will start doing more in the...

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Maintaining the statues

Every now and again the statues in the park are maintained. Not only has the fountain been repaired, the lions' teeth have been cleaned as well!

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Research experience greeness

One of our members sent us an interesting article published in Elsevier Science. It deals with the relation between the amount of greenery in somebody's surroundings and his/her psychological well-being. The east side of the Beatrixpark is given as an example....

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Improvement of Boerenwetering

Via Zuidas we received the following information about the improvement of the walking path along Boerenwetering at the RAI-side of the park: https://zuidas.nl/blog/2021/06/18/flaneren-langs-boerenwetering-na-opknapbeurt/ We think the improvements look good. This side...

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Japanese knotweed volunteers back at work

Maybe you have seen them at work again: volunteers removing Japanse knotweed plants. And not without good reason because the Japanese knotweed is proliferating at different spots in the park again. Last year a lot of Japanese knotweed was removed, making sure most...

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Film shoot in Beatrixpark

28 September some second year Film Academy students arrived at the children's  pool for a film shoot. Their  assignment was to make a 5-minute film in three days.  As it was autumn the pool was no longer filled with water, but as it rained the first day, the pool had...

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Conservatory in Beatrixpark

We have written about it before, but now it is definite: a dependance of the Conservatory will be established in the buildings of the old St. Nicolaas convent. We would have preferred the buildings to be demolished (especially the big brick building) to make way for...

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