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The Environmental Show

A Naturalist’s View of Cold Spring Park

“A Naturalist’s View of Cold Spring Park” features colorful birds, plants and amphibians found in this 67-acre public preserve. Dan Perlman, Biology Professor and Director of Environmental Studies at Brandeis University,

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The Environmental Show

Charles River Reflections

A reflective look at the Charles River featuring the photography of Carole Smith Berney and the music of Anne Marie David (Birch Pennings). This was part of a Newton Conservators lecture by Carole Smith Berney at the Newton Free Library in Fall 2004.

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The Environmental Show

Saving Newton’s Last Farm

“Saving Newton’s Last Farm” describes the history and background of Angino Farm and the efforts to acquire the property to operate under the Community Supported Agriculture model.

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President’s 2004 Annual Report

by Eric Reenstierna
I have been “on the job” as President of the Newton Conservators for a full year now. I
want to say how honored I am to be in this position to lead the Conservators.

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News

Ordway Park Updates

October 2003: Neighborhood Meeting
On October 23, 2003, a group of some 20 neighbors of Ordway Park and ten members of the Conservators Board of Directors met at the home of Joan and David Rosenberg on Montvale Road to discuss the renewal of Ordway Park.

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“Friends of Albemarle” is Formed

The city’s proposal to site a football stadium at Albemarle Park spurred a group of Newtonville neighbors to take a more active role in preservation and management of the neighborhood open spaces.

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Four Conservation Restrictions in the Pipeline

The Conservation Commission has been working busily on four Conservation Restrictions. Two CRs, protecting portions of the Jick and Field properties abutting Hammond Pond, will conserve the wooded swamp and floodplain around the pond as envisioned in the Open Space Plan.

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