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A Visitor from the Woods

 
The Barred Owl is an occasional visitor to Newton parks and conservation areas. In March 2017, this fine specimen spent an entire day perched in a tree above a bird feeder in a Newton Highlands back yard.

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Identify This Place

December 2016: Identify This Place

We received 10 correct entries to our December 2016 contest to identify this old photograph.
The two winners of free one-year Conservators memberships, drawn from a hat,

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Nature Calendar

Nighthawk Migration

As evenings become cooler in late August and early September, the southward migration of the Common Nighthawk begins. It’s a process you can miss entirely unless you know a bit about it.

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Waban Hill Reservoir

The city of Newton has purchased this reservoir from the MWRA. Newton Conservators holds the conservation restriction on the property.

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Save Webster Woods

In 2016, Congregation Mishkan Tefila sold to Boston College 22 acres of land (shown in yellow in the photo below) that is surrounded by publicly owned conservation land.

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