GlenArbor is the only golf club that has been awarded the “Environmental Stewardship Recognition Award” by the North American Bluebird Society , a non-profit conservation, education and research organization.
The Metropolitan Golf Association Foundation named GlenArbor as the recipient of the 2010 Arthur P. Weber MGA Club Environmental Leaders in Golf Award, named after the late MGA President Arthur P. Weber, whose efforts in environmental awareness were groundbreaking. According to the MGA “ GlenArbor demonstrated environmental stewardship through golf course maintenance, construction, education and research”. Winning this award was a testament to the club’s core values and the continued commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability.
GlenArbor was awarded the 2012 Bedford Conservation Board “Green Award”
The Town of Bedford Conservation Board has developed a new “Green Award” program to recognize individuals, not for profit organizations, schools, municipal agencies and departments, community based groups, and businesses for outstanding environmental contributions to our town.
The awards are for projects, programs, and initiatives which contribute to the protection and preservation of the environment, which includes our natural resources, open space, native landscapes, and biodiversity of local and regional habitats, as well as the promotion of recycling, conservation of energy, and protection of historic landmarks and districts.
The Green Award was presented on Tuesday, May 1st at the Town of Bedford Town Hall:
GlenArbor Golf Club
Eastern Bluebird preservation and educational project that has 26 nesting boxes situated throughout the golf course where nearly 1000 bluebirds have been fledged and released since the program’s inception in 2002. Golf Course Superintendent Ken Benoit, along with a local bluebird expert and Bedford resident, Tom Myer, monitor and record the nesting boxes and audit the number of bluebirds which fledge.