Save Webster Woods

Mayor Fuller Proposes Action to Save Webster Woods

On September 18, 2019, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller proposed that the City take action to permanently preserve the 17 acres of Webster Woods purchased by Boston College in 2016:
“Preserving the largest contiguous forest for Newton in perpetuity is essential.

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The Conservators’ Position on Webster Woods

At its meeting on July 24, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Newton Conservators adopted this revised position on the preservation of Webster Woods:
The Board of Directors of the Newton Conservators reiterates its support of Mayor Fuller’s ongoing efforts to preserve the open space at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway.

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Webster Conservation Area: Articles and Documents

Recent Developments Concerning Preservation of Webster Woods
Mayor Fuller Proposes Action to Save Webster Woods
September 2019
BC will oppose Newton mayor’s plan to seize land at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway by eminent domain
September 2019
Newton Conservators position statement
July 2019
Road Salt Storage in Webster Woods
February 2019
Read about the recent restoration of land in Boston that was converted from open space to a parking lot decades ago.

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