Feature Articles 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” Read More » Help Us Protect Newton’s Open Spaces The Conservators relies on volunteers to do all our work to protect, enhance, and expand Newton’s parks and conservation areas. We need your help! Read More » Webster Woods Saved! On December 24, 2019, the City of Newton filed legal papers at the Middlesex South Registry of Deeds to take ownership of 17 acres of Webster Woods, Read More » Conservation News News Hillside Restoration in Norumbega Park River Path leads down the hill to the Charles River from the Islington Road entrance of Norumbega Park. Until 2019, the path was separated from the rest of the park by an old chain-link fence. Read More » Conservators Info Trail Guide Revision: Your Suggestions Are Wanted The Conservators Walking Trails guide was last revised in 2013. Since then, several major changes have occurred, including the purchase of Webster Woods and the creation of the Upper Falls Greenway. Read More » News Pony Truss Trail Work Begins In July 2020, work began on the reconstruction of the Pony Truss Trail along the Charles River opposite Riverside Park. The trail is an element of a network of existing and proposed trails, Read More » 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. Read More » News Video of Spotted Lanternfly Presentation If you missed the invasive Spotted Lanternfly program by Josh Bruckner of the Mass. Dept. of Agricultural Resources at the Newton Free Library last week, you can watch Ted Kuklinski’s video of the program on the Conservators’ Read More » 2020 Summer Newsletter In this issue: The Riverside Greenway Moves Forward President’s Message Declining Bird Populations Cold Spring Park Has a New Look Invasives Update Eating the Weeds Read More » All News Upcoming Events Fall Walks Begin in September 09/01/2020 All Day Read more » Annual Meeting - 2020 10/21/2020 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Read more » All Upcoming Events Find a Park or Walk About Us Join Us Newton Conservators Publications Newsletters The Newton Conservators publish a newsletter approximately four times a year. Click to view back issues. Trail Guide Book A 70-page guide containing detailed trail maps and other information about 34 parks and conservation areas in Newton. E-Bulletins Information on nature and environmental events, exhibits, and issues in and around Newton by email. Almanac Spend 12 months getting to know Newton's parks and conservation areas with your copy of the Newton Conservators Almanac.