A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
To help Newton residents learn more about this natural treasure, we sponsored three walks in Webster Woods in October and November, 2019. Mayor Ruthanne Fuller has proposed that the City
The mission of the Newton Conservators is to promote “the protection and preservation of natural areas … for the enjoyment and benefit of the people of Newton for scientific study,
As of October 28th, the risk of West Nile Virus in Newton was reported as “Moderate.” The EEE risk in eleven towns in western Middlesex County (including Framingham, Sudbury, and
October 2019 Update Read the current position of the Conservators on the preservation of Webster Woods July 2019 Position At its meeting on July 24, 2019, the Board of Directors
On August 7th, Crystal Lake was closed to swimming due to the presence of blue-green algae. On August 15th, Mayor Fuller announced that water testing results show algae in the
The Newton Parks and Recreation Commission voted on May 20, 2019 to support a plan to make major changes to the Levingston Cove park on the shore of Crystal Lake.
After 16 years of incremental changes, the NewtonConservators.org website has received a complete make-over. Scott Lewis of Trailwebsites.com has modernized the appearance of our site, made it work better on
Dr. Jonathan Way: “Living with Coyotes” Dr. Jonathan (Jon) Way is the founder of Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Research. Jon discussed living with coyotes in our community. Details about his talk are in
Beth Wilkinson, President Message published in the meeting program Welcome to the 2019 Annual Meeting. This is a time to celebrate what we’ve done in the past year and to
In February 2019, Boston College began construction of a road salt storage facility on the rear parking lot of the land it owns in Webster Woods. The site plan filed
The four tallest buildings on the Boston skyline are visible from the top of Millennium Park. But the view has changed considerably since the park opened in 2000. Then, only
They paved paradise And put up a parking lot They took all the trees Put ’em in a tree museum And they charged the people A dollar and a half
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