A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is proposing to build a multi-use (bicycle and pedestrian) trail system to run from the Pony Truss Trail south to Quinobequin Road,
Oct. 20 Online Event The 2020 growing season at Newton Community Farm has been a year like no other. With pandemic quarantining, social distancing, growing food insecurity, and increased focus
Our website has a new Invasive Plants section. For each major invasive species typically found in Newton, there are photos and tips to help with identification, suggested removal methods, and links
The 59th Annual Meeting of the Newton Conservators (originally scheduled for May 6) will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 7 pm. The meeting will feature the
On September 22, 2020, Massachusetts DCR officials presented the results of a preliminary study entitled Lower Falls Shared-Use Trail Feasibility Study. View the meeting presentation. The proposed trail would start
In September 2020, work was completed to reconstruct the Pony Truss Trail along the Charles River opposite Riverside Park.
The Conservators relies on volunteers to do all our work to protect, enhance, and expand Newton’s parks and conservation areas. We need your help! We are now looking for one
Newton Conservators is pleased to present its first ever online webinar series. In past years, we welcomed you to fall walks in Newton’s open spaces. With continuing concerns for social
From September 12 through November 7, 2020, the Kennard Park Sculpture Trail II will be free and open to the public following COVID Guidelines. Eleven artists from the greater New
On September 10th, 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
River Path leads down the hill to the Charles River from the Islington Road entrance of Norumbega Park. Until 2019, the path was separated from the rest of the park
The Conservators Walking Trails guide was last revised in 2013. Since then, several major changes have occurred, including the purchase of Webster Woods and the creation of the Upper Falls
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