Feature Articles

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Mosquito-borne Disease Risks

As of August 5th, the risk level for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Newton was reported as “Moderate”  and the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE or “Triple E”) risk was “remote”

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Conservation News

Artist Page

Ellen Foust

Ellen Foust is an artist and photographer with a passion for teaching. She received an MA in art history from Rutgers University and studied photography at the New England School of Photography.

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Newton Conservators Publications


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Trail Guide Book

A 70-page guide containing detailed trail maps and other information about 34 parks and conservation areas in Newton.


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