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Kenneth Mallory

Kenneth Mallory, the editor of the Conservators Newsletter since 2017, is the former Editor-in-chief of Publishing Programs at the New England Aquarium, where he helped produce over twenty books and wrote nine non-fiction books for children ten years and older.

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History

The Charles River in the 1970s

Conservators website manager Dan Brody has been taking pictures of the Charles River for quite a few years. While the Charles hasn’t yet attained the Environmental Protection Agency’s goal of a fishable,

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Essay

Charles River Path

by Alison Leary
I live an easy walk from the Charles River Path, between Bridge Street and Watertown Square, and that is my green space in an otherwise urban setting.

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Artist Page

Mary Lang

Mary Lang is an artist who attempts to communicate the intangible energy animating the visible world by aiming her camera at ordinary forms of landscape and space.

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President's Annual Report

President’s 2018 Annual Report

Beth Wilkinson
Remarks at the Annual Meeting
It’s been another busy year for the Newton Conservators.
I’d like to thank the 20 members of the board who have led walks,

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Identify This Place

March 2018: Identify This Place

We received two correct entries to our March 2018 contest to identify the location where this video featuring peeping frogs was recorded:
Cold Spring Park Marsh
The two winners of free one-year Conservators memberships were Brian Cohen and David Tobias.

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Webster Conservation Area: Articles and Documents

Recent Developments Concerning Preservation of Webster Woods
Mayor Fuller Proposes Action to Save Webster Woods
September 2019
BC will oppose Newton mayor’s plan to seize land at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway by eminent domain
September 2019
Newton Conservators position statement
July 2019
Road Salt Storage in Webster Woods
February 2019
Read about the recent restoration of land in Boston that was converted from open space to a parking lot decades ago.

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