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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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Artist Page

Jonathan Elcock

Currently living in Newton, Massachusetts, I am a physical therapy student who enjoys photography as a serious hobby. It all began in my early teens when I grabbed my mom’s Canon Powershot and ran outside to photograph some sun rays that were shooting through a cloud.

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Essay

Birding at Nahanton Park

No doubt that Newton is a wonderful place for people to live. But as a heavily built up suburb, it is limited to how much suitable habitat is available for birds and other wildlife.

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