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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 is open on Tuesdays
Shop for local produce at Newton Community Farm
Swimming at Crystal Lake is open
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


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


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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