Newton Conservators Commitment to DEIJ
The Newton Conservators has been studying issues relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) as they relate to our mission for the past year. After much reflection and discussion
New Trail and Intersection Markers in Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation
Walkers in Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation should now have an easier time finding their way, thanks to a collaborative effort of the Newton Conservators with Jennifer Steel
Introducing the Pollinator Toolkit!
Our environment is at risk because of precipitous declines in habitat, native plants and the insects, birds, and other animals that depend on those plants. The pollinators that are an
Save the Date! – Newton Conservators’ First-Ever Outdoor Annual Dinner Meeting, Wednesday May 24, 2023
We are holding our Annual Meeting at the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst. We will meet under a tent for a buffet dinner, a short business meeting with elections
Newton Community Farm CSA signup
Applications will be accepted for Newton Community Farm’s 2023 Summer Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program starting on January 23. Registration occurs in stages, starting with interested sharers who participated last
Winter Bird-watching at Newton’s Ponds, Lakes, and Rivers
Many waterbirds that breed in Canada or northern New England fly south for the winter. Until they freeze, Newton’s ponds and lakes, and the Charles River, provide attractive habitats for
A New Walk Along the Charles in Upper Falls
An informal trail has long followed the Charles River shoreline north from the end of the Upper Falls Greenway, ending at a chain link fence bordering Bobby Braceland Playground. However,
Levingston Cove Reconstruction
Levingston Cove is a portion of the Crystal Lake shoreline to the west of the bathhouse. It includes benches, a platform used for fishing, and an unofficial swimming area. In
Kids- Noticing Cold Spring Park
The Stories the Rocks Tell: An Introduction to the Geological History of Newton and Eastern Massachusetts
Earth Day Clean-Up at Hammond Pond Reservation
Signs of Spring in the Webster Woods: Wildflowers, trees leafing out, migratory birds, and sunfish.
Kids- Discovering Hammond Pond
Noticing Nature in Webster Woods: A Walk for All Ages
Cold Spring Park Invasives Pull
Newton Conservators Publications
The Newton Conservators publish a newsletter approximately four times a year. Click to view back issues.
Information on nature and environmental events, exhibits, and issues in and around Newton by email.
Trail Guide Book
A 70-page guide containing detailed trail maps and other information about 34 parks and conservation areas in Newton.
Spend 12 months getting to know Newton’s parks and conservation areas with your copy of the Newton Conservators Almanac.