Invasives Pulls are a Success

The first invasives pulls of 2010 were held in Cold Spring Park, Auburndale Cove, Sawmill Brook, and Dolan Pond.
Conservators Board member Katherine Howard, Conservators Board of Advisors member Eric Olson,

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It’s WAR – on Plant Invaders

by Katherine Howard
Garlic mustard, a leading plant invader, is now in your backyard, along your favorite walks, virtually everywhere in Newton! The problem will get worse and worse if we do not act.

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Annual Meeting

2009 Conservators Annual Dinner Meeting

Richard Primack:  Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Concord
Climate change means species loss. And the evidence is here, in Concord, according to Richard Primack, who addressed the Newton Conservators at their 2009 annual dinner.

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President Schroeder
President's Annual Report

President’s 2009 Annual Report

Outgoing President Beth Schroeder delivered this address at the Newton Conservators’ 2009 Annual Dinner.
In the past year, the Newton Conservators welcomed two new board members to our group: Willis Wang and Alison Leary.

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Rail-to-Trail Greenway Proposed

An old former rail corridor and bridge over the Charles River offers the potential to provide excellent recreational and smart growth opportunities to benefit the residents of Newton,

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Echo Bridge: A Poem

Go if you will, in your season’s choice
Seek out this old bridge of the past
Stand in its beauty, lend it your voice

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The Environmental Show

North of Quabbin: Spring 2008 Lecture

Newton’s pure water originates in the Quabbin Reservoir in central Massachusetts, yet the area around Quabbin is unfamiliar to most residents except for perhaps birding and fishing enthusiasts.

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