A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
The 2005 Christmas Bird Count in Newton was held on December 18th. Ten determined birders were out from 4:00 AM to 6:30AM looking for owls, and spotted seven Eastern Screech
The first edition of the Conservators Walking Guide incorrectly stated that the land now constituting the Helen Heyn Riverway was once owned by Col. Robert Gould Shaw, a famed Civil
Dinora Felske Justice’s award-winning landscape paintings reflect her deeply felt love of nature and concern for preservation. Her choice of exploring the natural environment exclusive of human occupation stems from
Where do we go after Kesseler Woods and Angino Farm? The City of Newton , with the help of the Conservators, has made two of the most high-profile and important
It was a poignant moment for me—to hold the remnant of such a majestic creature in my own hand! It was larger than expected, big as a crow, and its
Newton’s two aqueducts form the sides of a triangle, entering the city across the Charles River in Waban and Upper Falls about a mile apart, and continuing to Four Corners,
In 2004 and 2005, work was done at Cutler Park for National Trails Day National Trails Day work crew digging a drainage ditch (2005) A DCR employee cutting a downed
Linda Christian-Herot is a Newton artist. All images are Copyright © Linda Christian-Herot.
In the last issue of the Conservators Newsletter, I wrote about what it is like from my point of view to take on the running of the Newton Environmental Science
On a recent Fall morning, a committee of Conservators board members, armed with a copy of the 1995 naturalist report by John Richardson, went exploring the back areas of the
Text and photographs by V. Eugene Vivian, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ During May of 2005 I passed a 90th birthday milestone. Most of my life I have
Roger Swain “The Man in the Red Suspenders” will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Annual Meeting of the Newton Conservators on Wednesday, June 1, at Post 440 in
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