Archive of Past Events

Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

06/11/2022    
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
We will control garlic mustard, knotweed, and black swallow-wort infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge, and the adjoining walking trail along the Charles River at Quinobequin [...]
Kids - Webster Woods Adventure

Kids - Webster Woods Adventure

06/11/2022    
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Join Barbara Bates and Sam Corbin, Newton Conservators’ Board members, in navigating the more common trails in Webster Woods while admiring rock piles, lichens, and [...]
Cold Spring Park Invasives Pull

Cold Spring Park Invasives Pull

Cold Spring Park is being invaded by garlic mustard, knotweed, buckthorn, and other species. We will keep the Cochituate Aqueduct walk under control after previous [...]
Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

06/05/2022    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We will control garlic mustard, knotweed, and black swallow-wort infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge, and the adjoining walking trail along the Charles River at Quinobequin [...]
Invasives Pull at Sawmill Brook

Invasives Pull at Sawmill Brook

06/04/2022    
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sawmill Brook Conservation Area is a lovely, long, natural trail connecting Newton to West Roxbury. It has garlic mustard and black swallow-wort infestations at its [...]
Kids - Nature Ecology Games

Kids - Nature Ecology Games

05/28/2022    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Learn about the life strategies of baby animals at Riverside Park by playing games focusing on camouflage, population dynamics, nurseries, and more. Open to children [...]
Sustainable Landscape Designs: Nature’s Best Hope

Sustainable Landscape Designs: Nature’s Best Hope

05/26/2022    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar
Join renowned expert Professor Doug Tallamy for a virtual talk that will reveal how ineffective our current landscape designs have been at preserving the plants [...]
Pony Truss Trail and Riverside Park Invasives Pull

Pony Truss Trail and Riverside Park Invasives Pull

Help tackle the garlic mustard, buckthorn, bittersweet, and japanese knotweed in our beautiful new park . Help keep these invaders out! Wear long pants tucked [...]
Houghton Garden Invasives Pull

Houghton Garden Invasives Pull

05/21/2022    
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Help tackle the garlic mustard and black swallow-wort near the entrance of Houghton Garden where it borders the T Track crossing to Webster Woods. Help [...]
Invasives Pull at Upper Falls Greenway

Invasives Pull at Upper Falls Greenway

05/21/2022    
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Upper Falls Greenway is one of Newton's newer parks;  it is a conversion of a former rail line.  The Greenway is a delightfully green and [...]
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