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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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President Clarke
President's Annual Report

President’s Report – 1999

President’s Report – 1999
Presented by Michael J. Clarke at the Annual Meeting of the Newton Conservators, Wednesday, May 26, 1999 in Noyes Hall of the Andover-Newton Theological School
The past year has been a very busy one for the Newton Conservators.

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President Clarke
President's Annual Report

President’s Report – 1998

Presented by Michael Clarke at the Annual Meeting of the Newton Conservators, Wednesday, May 27, 1998 in Noyes Hall of the Andover-Newton Theological School.
The past year has a very busy one for the Newton Conservators.

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President’s Report – 1997

Presented at the Newton Conservators Annual Meeting, May 29, 1997
by Burton Elliott, President
Welcome to the annual meeting of the Newton Conservators. I’m Bud Elliott,

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Ordway Park Dedication

Remarks by H. Russell Perry
While there are numerous motivations which energize conservationists, I like to think that many are motivated strongly by a love for the object of their conservation effort,

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