Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice in Land Conservation

In 2020, with support from the full Board, several Newton Conservators Board members formed a “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice” team (DEIJ for short). The members of this team have

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Hammond Pond Parkway Redesign

Hammond Pond Parkway is a four-lane road that carries fast-moving traffic between Beacon Street and Route 9 in Chestnut Hill. The Parkway runs through the middle of Newton’s Webster Conservation

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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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A New Way To Not Get Lost

Smartphone and tablet users now have an easy way to navigate on every trail in parks and conservation areas in Newton and some surrounding areas. The system uses a free

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Mosquito-borne Disease Risks

On September 16th, the risk level for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Newton was raised to “High.”  The risk level for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE or “Triple E”) remains as

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Pollinator Story Walks Installed in Local Parks

Now you can take a walk in a park and enjoy a book while strolling! Earlier this year a group of residents and City Councilors formed The Newton Community Pollinator

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Financial and Related Reports

You may view or download any of these documents. • 2020 Financials, Treasurer’s report, Audit Committee Report, MA Form PC/IRS990  • 2019 Financials, Treasurer’s report, Audit Committee Report, MA Form PC/IRS990  •

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Introducing the Pollinator Toolkit!

Our environment is at risk because of precipitous declines in habitat, native plants and the insects, birds, and other animals that depend on those plants. The pollinators that are an

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Christina Street Pedestrian Bridge

A former railroad bridge across the Charles River has been used for many years as an informal pedestrian connection between Christina Street in Newton and the Blue Heron Trail in

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Policies Adopted by the Board of Directors

Conflict of Interest Conservation Restriction Monitoring Investments Land Selection Criteria Record Retention Whistle Blower

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Protect Avery Woods

Avery Woods is a six-acre piece of open space between Day Middle School and Albemarle Field. The land, together with 2.5 acres now used for the middle school, was sold by

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