Blue Heron Trail

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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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. On a hot day,

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September 2017: Identify This Place

Win a free one-year Conservators membership for yourself or a friend.
This will be a two-part contest.
Part 1:
Take a photo showing the Charles River that you took from a high vantage point above the river in Newton or a neighboring city or town.

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Newton Lower Falls Pedestrian Bridge Updates

The conversion of the old former rail corridor and bridge over the Charles River at Newton Lower Falls into the Lower Falls Pedestrian Bridge is nearly complete. The bridge has been de-leaded and the decking and railings installed,

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