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.

June Doin' in Nahanton Park

Directions to parking areas:

the parking lot near the Nature Center is likely to fill up early.
Here are some alternatives:

the overflow lot off Nahanton Street

the Winchester Street lot

 

Event details

The meeting place for all activities will be outside the Nature Center near
the Nahanton Street entrance to the park.

All events are free except for canoe/kayak rentals.

Protecting yourself against tick bites is always a good idea.

 

 
       
  Upcoming Events
 
Spring walks and invasives pulls are underway
 
Boston Greenbelt Walk on May 30
 
Explore Crystal Lake during the Paddles & Petals event
on May 31
 
High school students: apply by May 31 to be a summer intern at Newton Community Farm
 
June Doin' in Nahanton Park
on June 6
 
Shop for local produce at Newton Community Farm
 
Swim at Crystal Lake beginning June 8
 
Pull invasive plants from the Charles River beginning June 9
 
Historic Newton walk near Riverside on June 14
 
Newton's Conservation Land: A 10-year Vision panel discussion June 18
 
Cold Spring Park
Farmers Market Tuesdays starting on June 30
 
Summer events and photos
 
   

 

Crystal Lake Conservancy sponsors a

Paddles & Petals event on Crystal Lake May 31

 

 

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

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

 

E-Bulletin May 8, 2015

 

Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Conservation Commission

A Walk in Cold Spring Park

2015 Grants

Shade Loving Perennials

 

 

E-Bulletin March 16, 2015

 

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Climate Change

Bird Memory

Composting

Spring Walks

 

 

 

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

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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PO Box 590011
Newton Centre, MA 02459

www.newtonconservators.org

 

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