Take a Walk Through the Houghton Garden Ferns

This garden remains from the Houghton Estate and is now part of the Webster Conservation Area complex near Hammond Pond that runs from Route 9 north beyond the MBTA Riverside line. The garden, only lightly managed now, retains a variety … Read More

Join the ‘Kids Discovery at Dolan Park’

On Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10-11:00 am, join Barbara Bates, Newton Conservators’ board member and teacher naturalist at Mass Audubon, to explore the animals and plants in the Dolan Pond conservation area and play nature-themed games. Open to children five5 … Read More

Celebrate 15 Years at Newton Community Farm

Tickets are on sale now for the 15th-anniversary party at the Newton Community Farm (303 Nahanton St, Newton) on Saturday, September 25 from 5-8pm. Mix and mingle with friends old and new. This is a casual get-together with food, music, and … Read More

Learn About Plant- Based Cooking

On Sunday, September 26 at 6pm, learn how to make healthy plant-based food with the Massachusetts Sierra Club Plant-based Planet Team in this online program. Chefs will demonstrate how to make various plant-based dishes at home. Feel free to ask … Read More

Rachel Carson Day and Call to Action

On Monday, September 27 at 5pm, join Mayor Ruthanne Fuller for an online program to honor the legacy of Rachel Carson (1907-1964) and celebrate local climate champions who advocate for carbon emissions reduction, energy efficiency, and conservation of natural resources. September 27 is … Read More