A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
Why are our parks and conservation areas littered with so many acorns this year? Oak trees and squirrels are in a “symbiotic” relationship, where each is dependent on the other
by Alison Leary I live an easy walk from the Charles River Path, between Bridge Street and Watertown Square, and that is my green space in an otherwise urban setting.
No doubt that Newton is a wonderful place for people to live. But as a heavily built up suburb, it is limited to how much suitable habitat is available for
by Richard B. Primack Newton Tab, May 27, 2016 reprinted by permission Many Newton residents care deeply about Webster Woods and are working to protect the area after its sale
Are there any owls in Newton ? Yes, there are at least two species regularly residing in the city, but as nocturnal creatures, they are more often heard than seen.
The Newton Conservators turn fifty in 2011. Like all baby boomers, we seek at midlife a reinvigorated, practical and realistic sense of how we can best use the years of
Printable brochure Many of us participate in garlic mustard pulls at Cold Spring Park and read about the Audubon survey of the invasive plants in Nahanton Park, but some of
Cecropia moths are native to the US and are found throughout New England but are rare in densely settled areas like Newton, probably because the adults require large tracts of
By Jane Sender, President Published in Newton Tab, April 22, 2011 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Newton Conservators. Our reason for being is as compelling today as
These svelte and lovely, quiet birds can be seen during most of the year in Newton. During the winter they associate in loose flocks and dine on ripe fruits, including
Pete Gilmore It’s the time of year to get your bird feeders active again. The birds are coming under survival pressure as food gets harder to find. It helps to
Alison Leary As a staff person with Green Decade, the co-chair of the League of Women Voters’ Environmental Committee, and a Member of the Board of Directors of The Newton
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