Webster Woods Threatened
In 2016, Congregation Mishkan Tefila sold 22 acres of land, mostly woodland, that is surrounded by the publicly owned Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation, to Boston College, whose development plans are unknown.
The Newton Conservators Board of Directors supports action by the city to protect Webster Woods.
Please contact Mayor Setti Warren and members of the City Council to urge them to support action by the city to protect the woods.
Herrick Green in Peril
Andover Newton Theological School is selling its campus in Newton Centre. Efforts are underway to preserve Herrick Green, the central open space on the campus.
Global Climate Change Hits Home
One of the hottest, driest summers ever took a toll on Newton's ponds, lakes, and streams.
Waban Hill Reservoir
The city of Newton has purchased this reservoir from the MWRA. Newton Conservators holds the conservation restriction on the property.
Save the Nahanton Park Woodcock Meadow
The rare Woodcock Meadow in Nahanton Park is threatened by the growth of invasives and woody vegetation. You can help restore the meadow. Learn more
Conservators 2016 Annual Dinner
Black Swallow-Wort: Unwanted in Newton
The invasive Black Swallow-Wort is spreading in Newton.