Newton Conservators Open Space Awards Presentation

Newton Conservators celebrates its 60th Anniversary of advocating for open space in Newton this year.  Traditionally, the organization  presented awards at an annual dinner meeting in May but Covid upended

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Newton Conservators Annual Meeting to be held Virtually – Oct 27 at 7 PM

Please join us the Newton Conservators for our 60th Anniversary Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 to be held virtually on Zoom from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.   Unfortunately,

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Mosquito-borne Disease Risks

On September 16th, 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

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Pollinator Story Walks Installed in Local Parks

Now you can take a walk in a park and enjoy a book while strolling! Earlier this year a group of residents and City Councilors formed The Newton Community Pollinator

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Financial and Related Reports

You may view or download any of these documents. • 2021 Financials, Treasurer’s report, Audit Committee Report, MA Form PC/IRS990  • 2020 Financials, Treasurer’s report, Audit Committee Report, MA Form PC/IRS990  •

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Introducing the Pollinator Toolkit!

Our environment is at risk because of precipitous declines in habitat, native plants and the insects, birds, and other animals that depend on those plants. The pollinators that are an

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Christina Street Pedestrian Bridge

A former railroad bridge across the Charles River has been used for many years as an informal pedestrian connection between Christina Street in Newton and the Blue Heron Trail in

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Policies Adopted by the Board of Directors

Conflict of Interest Conservation Restriction Monitoring Investments Land Selection Criteria Record Retention Whistle Blower

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Protect Avery Woods

Avery Woods is a six-acre piece of open space between Day Middle School and Albemarle Field. The land, together with 2.5 acres now used for the middle school, was sold by

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Winter Birding near Newton

There are many opportunities for birding locally in the winter.  Visit this Globe article featuring Newton Conservator’s Board Member Pete Gilmore’s picks for great birding sites.

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President’s Report 2020

Newton Conservators & Friends – Your memberships, donations, and volunteer support helped accomplish a great deal this past year… The Year 2020 has certainly not been the year we expected!

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Mother Nature in Newton

Check out Richard Primack’s Newton Tab article, “Newton nature enthusiasts flock to local parks to see wildlife” which details a few of the interesting wildlife experiences in Newton during these

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