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Newton Park and Conservation Lands

Webster Conservation Area and
Hammond Pond Reservation

May 12, 2016: Mayor Setti Warren tours Webster Woods with preservation supporters
More information on preserving the woods   Photos by Jacob Stern
     
 
     
 
Prof. Richard Primack    
     
 
 
2016
 
A pink lady's slipper orchid flowering in Webster Woods. Photo by Richard B. Primack   Richard Primack leads a Conservators walk in Webster Woods. Photo by Bill Hagar
     
     
An Album of Webster Woods Photos by Anne Kane
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
2015 photos by Dan Brody    
 
Bare Pond in fall (a similar view in spring)   Land behind Temple Mishkan Tefila is used for Longwood Medical Area parking. The temple is considering selling its property to Boston College.
     
 
This road and utility poles were built by the temple in the 1950s to provide utility service to its new building.
     
2014    
 
On the shore of Hammond Pond next to the mall...   ...nesting turtles and geese have moved in.
     
 
The area where a floating walkway is proposed.    
     
 
     
 
     
 
A spotted salamander studied during a vernal pool walk   Bare Pond
     
 
     
 
     
 
    A red-backed salamander found under a fallen log
     
 
     
     
2013    
   
A heron on the shoreline.    
     
2011    
 
     
 
     
2010    
 
"The Conservation Pledge," 1970   The location of the plaque
   
Photos by Octo Barnett
     
2008    
 
     
 
     
     
2006    
 
A heron takes off    
     
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
A stormwater retention area is being built to keep parking lot runoff out of Hammond Pond    
     
 
Spring pond    
     
 
     
 
     
2005    
 
     
 
     
 
     
 
The Street at Chestnut Hill parking lot   Ducks drinking parking lot runoff
     
 
Heron in Hammond Pond   Dragonfly
     
 
     
 
Heron in Hammond Pond    
     
 
     
 
     
     
 
Hammond Pond   Cake Rock
     
 
Gooch's Cave   Ledge near Hammond Pond
     
 
Old barn in deer park   MBTA track crossing
     
 
DCR parking lot   The Street at Chestnut Hill parking lot
     
 
Roxbury puddingstone   Shopping mall and Hammond Pond
     
   

Photos by DB

     
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