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Flamingos Return to Newton

Conservation News
It has recently come to our attention that there have been a highly unusual number of Phoenicopteris ruber (Greater Flamingo) sighted within the confines of Newton,

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Ordway Park Renewal

Ordway Park’s Beginnings
The Newton Conservators, a non-profit organization, has for decades worked successfully to preserve several hundred acres of open space in Newton.

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Avery Sign
History

Avery Woods Agreements

Avery Memorial Woods was acquired in 1959 from the Avery family through a negotiated eminent domain taking.
According to the Newton Graphic, the land “was sold to the city at a small cost in 1959 with the understanding that it would be used only for park and recreational purposes.”

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President’s Report – 2000

By Doug Dickson
Today marks the beginning of the 40th year in the history of this distinguished organization. This time next year, we will celebrate our 40th anniversary,

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