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Newton Conservators is Newton's land trust, a non-profit citizens' group that advocates
for the protection of Newton's open space for wildlife and for the community.

Waban Hill Reservoir

The city has proposed purchasing this reservoir from the MWRA. Newton Conservators has been asked to hold the conservation restriction on the property.


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  Upcoming Events
Spring walks are coming
Clean up the Charles on April 25
Improve a park with NewtonServes on April 26
Watch the Run of the Charles canoe race on April 26
High school students: apply by May 31 to be a summer intern at Newton Community Farm
Save the date:
**Annual Dinner on May 6
**June Doin' in Nahanton Park on June 6
Newton's Conservation Land: A 10-year Vision panel discussion June 18
Spring events and photos

Conservation News

Upper Falls Greenway Construction Delays


DEP Approves Hammond Pond Floating Walkway


New Bridges and Trails in Riverside Park


2013 Edition of Conservators Trail Guide


Digital Park Signs Installed in Three Conservation Areas



News archive


Swan on the Charles


New on the Website

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Climate Change

Bird Memory


Spring Walks



E-Bulletin March 16, 2015

Fall visitors to Newton lakes and rivers

Land we protect through conservation restrictions

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Water Underground

Evergreen Ferns

Autumn Migration


From King's Handbook of Newton (1889)

Crystal Lake

Hemlock Gorge and Echo Bridge


Bullough's Pond

Hammond Pond Woods

Draft Recreation and Open Space Plan

Canoeing on the Charles in 1904

Daniel Jackson photographs

Norumbega Park Then and Now

Hemlock Gorge Then and Now

A new map showing Newton parks and conservation areas


Newton Conservators Almanac

Cover of Newton Conservators Almanac


Canoe and Kayak Launching Sites in Newton


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PO Box 590011
Newton Centre, MA 02459


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