Category Archives: Water

Thursday, May 30 at 7-8:30pm. Newton Education Center, Room 304, (100 Walnut Street, Newton) and Online. Join Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) and the City of Newton for our Cheesecake Brook community update meeting. We’ll present updates on greening projects … Read More

Sunday, April 28 at 3:30pm. West Newton Cinema (1296 Washington St, West Newton). There will be a complimentary screening of the documentary “Inundation District,” a feature-length film about the implications of one city’s decision to ignore the threats posed by … Read More

Friday, April 19 from 12-1pm. East Wing 120, Boston College Law School (885 Centre St., Newton Centre). Join the Boston College Environmental Law Society and the Earth Law Center for a presentation on “Earth Law and the Charles River.” Hear … Read More

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, lawns and gardens in our country are sprayed with more than 90 million pounds of insecticides and herbicides a year. The mowers and edgers that maintain them emit nearly 27 million tons of … Read More

Thursday, March 21 at 7pm. Online. Turf grass lawn covers more of the U.S. than any other irrigated crop. Lawns are resource-heavy requiring mowing, irrigation, fertilizer, and pesticides to thrive in New England. Learn why you should “kill your lawn” … Read More

Wednesday, April 3 from 7-8:30pm. Cambridge Public Library (449 Broadway, Cambridge). In addition to helping to sustain vital pollinators, birds, and other wildlife, native plantings offer countless other benefits that are indispensable in the age of climate change. When created … Read More

Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30pm. Online. Landscapers; homeowners; people working on quieter, cleaner land care; and a water expert will share information about how to make your yard more sustainable. Q & A will follow. Please join us to get … Read More

Introduced by actor and environmentalist Ted Danson, the documentary film We’re All Plastic People Now investigates the hidden story of plastic and its effects on human health. In an era of throw-away ease, convenience has cost us our well-being. We’re … Read More