A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
From September 12 through November 26, 2020, the Kennard Park Sculpture Trail II will be free and open to the public following COVID Guidelines. The event has been extended from
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,
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
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
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
Ellen Foust is an artist and photographer with a passion for teaching. She received an MA in art history from Rutgers University and studied photography at the New England School
If you missed the invasive Spotted Lanternfly program by Josh Bruckner of the Mass. Dept. of Agricultural Resources at the Newton Free Library last week, you can watch Ted Kuklinski’s
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
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
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