Fall Webinar Registration Now Open

Enjoy Nature… with webinars from Newton Conservators Join us for our fall/winter webinar series online from September through January.  Each program will begin at 7 pm and last approximately one

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mosquito at rest

Mosquito-borne Disease Risks

On August 4th, the risk level for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Newton was raised to “Moderate.”  The risk level for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE or “Triple E”) remains as

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Chef Sherry Pocknett member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe preparing native foods

The Bounty of the Season: A Wampanoag Dinner by Chef Pocknett

The Bounty of the Season: A Wampanoag Dinner by Chef Pocknett A Fundraiser for Indigenous Peoples Day Newton WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 6:30pm WHERE:  Eliot Church, 474 Center

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Kids drawing a welcome message in chalk

Summer Kids’ Classes at Newton Community Farm

Calling all future farmers, scientists, chefs, naturalists, and gardeners! Join the Newton Community Farm to discover boundless connections between our food, each other, and the natural world at Newton’s last

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Newton Centre playground by Hammond Brook

June 7, 2022 Newton Open Space Project Meeting

This Parks, Recreation, and Culture Commission online meeting is your chance to learn about the three sites proposed for a performance pavilion on the Newton Centre Playground (a landscape designed

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Levingston Cove at Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake to get aluminum sulfate treatment on May 3

On May 3 (May 4 or 5 in case of bad weather) Crystal Lake will be treated with aluminum sulfate to help prevent harmful blooms of blue-green algae.  It is

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Who’s In Charge Around Here?

The 42 properties described on this website are owned, managed, and supported by many different government, conservation, and advocacy organizations.  A new page on the website provides a quick summary

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Registration is now available for five Spring Webinars . . .

Newton Conservators is delighted to announce our spring series of webinars. There is wonderful range of topics again this season: • Nibbling on Natives in Your Back Yard and Beyond  

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A New Way To Not Get Lost

January 2022 Update:  A new version of the Newton Trails Map, which includes the intersection markers and color-coded trails in Webster Woods and Hammond Pond Reservation, has been uploaded to

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Newton Community Farm CSA and children’s class signups

Applications for Newton Community Farm’s Summer CSA Program will be accepted starting January 24 for CSA sharers returning from 2021. See the full application schedule on the Farm’s CSA website

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Newton Conservators Commitment to DEIJ

The Newton Conservators has been studying issues relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) as they relate to our mission for the past year. After much reflection and discussion

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New Trail and Intersection Markers in Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation

Walkers in Webster Conservation Area and Hammond Pond Reservation should now have an easier time finding their way, thanks to a collaborative effort of the Newton Conservators with Jennifer Steel

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