A non-profit citizens' group advocating for Newton's open spaces
This map is reprinted, with permission, from the pamphlet, Primack’s Flora of Hammond Woods. Primack is Professor of Biology at Boston University, and a member of the Newton Conservators Board
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
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.
This drawing, by an artist named Jack Frost, appears in his 1938 book Fancy This: A New England Sketchbook. The drawing is entitled “The Only Rolling Dam in the Country.”
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. She received an
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,
Peter Alden: “Changes in New England Wildlife Over Time” Peter Alden is a world-renowned naturalist, entertaining lecturer, ecotourism guide and author of 15 books on North American and African
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
Recent Developments Concerning Preservation of Webster Woods Taking filed with Middlesex South Registry of Deeds Book 73890, Page 239 December 24, 2019 Newton moves to seize Webster Woods from Boston
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
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
The deer herd that used to live in the “Deer Park” section of Webster Conservation Area has been gone for several years. Since then, vegetation, much of it invasive, has
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