Annual Meetings and Reports

Newton Conservators Annual Meeting to be held Virtually – Oct 27 at 7 PM

Please join us the Newton Conservators for our 60th Anniversary Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 to be held virtually on Zoom from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.   Unfortunately,

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Newton Conservators Open Space Awards Presentation

Newton Conservators celebrates its 60th Anniversary of advocating for open space in Newton this year.  Traditionally, the organization  presented awards at an annual dinner meeting in May but Covid upended

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President’s Report 2020

Newton Conservators & Friends – Your memberships, donations, and volunteer support helped accomplish a great deal this past year… The Year 2020 has certainly not been the year we expected!

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Annual Meeting with Sam Jaffe of the Caterpillar Lab

The 59th Annual Meeting of the Newton Conservators (originally scheduled for May 6) will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 7 pm. The meeting will feature the

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2019 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Dr. Jonathan Way:  “Living with Coyotes” Dr. Jonathan (Jon) Way is the founder of Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Research. Jon discussed living with coyotes in our community.  Details about his talk are in

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President’s 2019 Annual Report

Beth Wilkinson, President Message published in the meeting program Welcome to the 2019 Annual Meeting. This is a time to celebrate what we’ve done in the past year and to

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President’s 2018 Annual Report

Beth Wilkinson Remarks at the Annual Meeting It’s been another busy year for the Newton Conservators. I’d like to thank the 20 members of the board who have led walks,

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2018 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Peter Alden: “Changes in New England Wildlife Over Time”   Peter Alden is a world-renowned naturalist, entertaining lecturer, ecotourism guide and author of 15 books on North American and African

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2017 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Andy Finton: “Resilience”   Andy is Director of Conservation Programs for The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts, where he defines conservation goals, assesses threats, and implements conservation strategies. He recently led

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President’s 2017 Annual Report

Beth Wilkinson Welcome to the Annual Meeting! It’s nice to see those who have been open space activists with the Newton Conservators for a long time, new members, students and

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2016 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Bryan Connolly: “Invasive Plants”   Bryan Connolly, Asst. Professor of Biology, Framingham State University, was the guest speaker at the 2016 annual dinner. Professor Connolly’s talk focused on the most

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2015 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Rob Warren: “The Trustees of Reservations: Then and Now”   Rob Warren, Managing Director of Conservation at The Trustees of Reservations, was the guest speaker at the 2015 annual dinner.

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