Feature Articles

Cancelled Events!

Conservators Events Cancelled

Newton Conservators has cancelled our Spring Walk Program as well as postponed the Annual Dinner, in response to the threat of the COVID-19 virus and out of concern for the health of our members.

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Places to go . . .

Are the days at home getting long? Are you looking for something to do with your kids? Social distancing doesn’t seem as isolating when you’re out in nature,

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Conservation News


Grant Helps Upper Falls Greenway

The MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program awarded a $396,500 grant on February 20, 2020 to the City of Newton for design and engineering work that will jumpstart an extension of the Upper Falls Greenway Trail (extending it from Easy Street to Curtis Street) and support improvements to safety,

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100 Years of Newton Parks and Rec

On January 30, 2020, Newton Conservators Board of Director, Michael Clarke, presented a lecture at the Newton Free Library entitled “100 Years of Newton Parks and Rec,” covering the years 1912-2012.

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Newton Conservators Publications


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.


Information on nature and environmental events, exhibits, and issues in and around Newton by email.


Spend 12 months getting to know Newton's parks and conservation areas with your copy of the Newton Conservators Almanac.