Bare Pond, a vernal pool, is just a few feet from the MASCO parking lot behind the former temple. The position of the Conservators is that the City of Newton should protect the entire wooded portion of the site, including Bare Pond, and should restore the MASCO parking lot to woodlands.
We're looking for volunteers to fill these positions:
a Project Director and a Designer for the Conservators Trail Guide
The Conservators have partnered with the Newton Conservation Commission on the development of new "welcome signs" at the entrances to all conservation areas in Newton. Each sign includes a "QR code" that lets visitors with smartphones see maps and other information about the conservation area.
Echo Bridge Railing Restoration Project
An effort is underway to raise public and private funds to restore the historic railings on Echo Bridge. Temporary chain link fencing has been in place since 2008 as a safety measure.