Newton Conservators logo summer photo
 

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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.

Nahanton Park: June Doin'

Photo by Mat Calabro

 
       
  Upcoming Events
 
Cold Spring Park
Farmers Market open on Tuesdays starting June 30
 
Pull invasive plants from the Charles River starting July 8
 
Lecture on the old Cutler Park waterworks at the Waterworks Museum on July 12
 
Movie screening about Norumbega Park at Newton Free Library on July 23
 
Shop for local produce at Newton Community Farm
 
Swimming at Crystal Lake has begun
 
Historic Newton walk in Newton Cemetery
to be rescheduled
 
Summer events and photos
 

Nahanton Park: Beekeeping

 
   

Conservation News

An Unusual Visitor

A Northern Bobwhite on Lincoln Street in Newton Highlands.

 

Waban Hill Reservoir

The city has approved the purchase of this reservoir from the MWRA. Newton Conservators will hold the conservation restriction on the property.

 

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

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Walking Newton's Aqueducts

Tree Swallows

Questionnaire

June Doin'

 

 

 

A Walk Along the Charles

On June 14th, Jerry Reilly led a large group on a walk along the Charles in the Riverside Park area. The walk was jointly sponsored by Historic Newton and the Newton Conservators.

 

Green Invaders Brochure

Conservators member Agnes Olshansky has created a helpful two-page printable brochure with photos and information about controlling invasive plants in our parks, conservation areas, and back yards.

 

 

 

 

E-Bulletin June 18, 2015

 

A Walk Near Riverside

A 3-mile walk along the Charles near the Leo J. Martin Golf Course covers some rough, unofficial trails as well as two new pedestrian bridges over the river.

 

Conservators 2015 Annual Dinner

Awards Presented

President's Remarks

 

Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Conservation Commission

A Walk in Cold Spring Park

2015 Grants

Shade Loving Perennials

 

 

 

Fall visitors to Newton lakes and rivers

Land we protect through conservation restrictions

From King's Handbook of Newton (1889)

Crystal Lake

Hemlock Gorge and Echo Bridge

Riverside

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
published

Cover of Newton Conservators Almanac

 


Canoe and Kayak Launching Sites in Newton

 


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www.newtonconservators.org

 

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