Archive of Past Events

Walking Webster Woods

Walking Webster Woods

10/16/2021    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join Barbara Bates, Newton Conservators Board member, in navigating the more common trails in Webster Woods while admiring fall foliage and learning about how leaves [...]
More than just the buzz:  Using ecological data to restore native pollination systems (and why it matters)

More than just the buzz: Using ecological data to restore native pollination systems (and why it matters)

10/13/2021    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar
Join Dr. Robert J. Gegear to learn what you can do to maximize biodiversity in your own backyard by creating pollination systems that are at [...]
Charles River Pathway Walk

Charles River Pathway Walk

10/09/2021    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join the Newton Conservators and Waltham Land Trust for an easy, one-way 2-mile walk on the Charles River Pathway. We’ll discuss historic and natural points [...]
The Lives of Native Owls

The Lives of Native Owls

10/06/2021    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom Webinar
Owls are an exciting group of birds for many reasons: their amazing predatory adaptations, their nocturnal habits, the folklore and legends that surround them. Join [...]
Kids' Exploration by the Charles River

Kids' Exploration by the Charles River

10/03/2021    
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join Barbara Bates, Newton Conservators Board member and teacher naturalist at Mass Audubon, to explore the various habitats around Riverside Park next to the Charles [...]
Monarch & Milkweed Fest

Monarch & Milkweed Fest

10/02/2021    
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Do you like Monarch Butterflies?  Did you know they need milkweed to sustain them in their caterpillar stage?  Come learn a little about Monarch butterflies [...]
Newton Conservators Award Presentations

Newton Conservators Award Presentations

09/27/2021    
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Traditionally, Newton Conservators present awards at its Annual Dinner Meeting, typically held in May.   Unfortunately, Covid has stymied our attempts to present these awards in [...]
Houghton Garden Fern Walk

Houghton Garden Fern Walk

09/25/2021    
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
This garden remains from the Houghton Estate and is now part of the Webster Conservation Area complex near Hammond Pond that runs from Route 9 north [...]
Kids' Discovery at Dolan Pond

Kids' Discovery at Dolan Pond

09/25/2021    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join Barbara Bates, Newton Conservators Board member and teacher naturalist at Mass Audubon, to explore the animals and plants in the Dolan Pond Conservation Area [...]
Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

Quinobequin/Hemlock Gorge Invasives Pull

07/18/2021    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
We will control knotweed and black swallow-wort infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge, and the adjoining walking trail along the Charles River at Quinobequin Rd. Help [...]
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