Save the Date! – Newton Conservators’ First-Ever Outdoor Annual Dinner Meeting, Wednesday May 24, 2023

We are holding our Annual Meeting at the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst. We will meet under a tent for a buffet dinner, a short business meeting with elections

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Newton Community Farm CSA signup

Applications will be accepted for Newton Community Farm’s 2023 Summer Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program starting on January 23. Registration occurs in stages, starting with interested sharers who participated last

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Winter Bird-watching at Newton’s Ponds, Lakes, and Rivers

Many waterbirds that breed in Canada or northern New England fly south for the winter.  Until they freeze, Newton’s ponds and lakes, and the Charles River, provide attractive habitats for

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A New Walk Along the Charles in Upper Falls

An informal trail has long followed the Charles River shoreline north from the end of the Upper Falls Greenway, ending at a chain link fence bordering Bobby Braceland Playground. However,

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Levingston Cove Reconstruction

Levingston Cove is a portion of the Crystal Lake shoreline to the west of the bathhouse. It includes benches, a platform used for fishing, and an unofficial swimming area. In

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Newton Community Farm Harvest Bag

Newton Community Farm is putting together all your favorite fresh veggies and fruit from our Farm and other local farms in our Thanksgiving Harvest Bag. Order here and pick up

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Fall Family Party graphic

Newton Community Farm Fall Family Party

Decorate a pumpkin, go on a scavenger hunt, make a fall craft, learn about chickens, and more at Newton Community Farm’s fun-filled, outdoor Fall Family Party. Costumes optional! Saturday, October

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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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