On Tuesday, May 31 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton), horticulturist Bruce Wenning will give a talk on some of the more common exotic invasive woody plants that are found in Newton and the surrounding … Read MoreRead More
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exotic invasive woody plants that are found in Newton and the
surrounding communities. Learn about the traits of these pest-like
plants and why they are detrimental to our native ecosystems. Control
options will also be discussed.
Mr. Wenning has over 20 years experience working with volunteer groups
and private clients in the control of exotic invasive plant projects. He
is the horticulturist of the Country Club in Brookline.
Sponsored by Newton Conservators and Green Newton
St., Newton Highlands
Enjoy a canoe, kayak or paddleboard ride on Crystal Lake! The Crystal
Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department invite
you to sign up for half hour slots between 1-4:00pm to enjoy the
pleasures of canoeing/kayaking/paddle boarding. A lifeguard will be on
duty and all participants will be required to wear life jackets and sign
a waiver. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult while on the
View our vision of a new Bathhouse and learn about the Conservancy's
ongoing watershed activities to protect Crystal Lake! Enjoy refreshments
and flowers for home planting. Support Crystal Lake Conservancy's
efforts to keep Crystal Lake healthy with a $10 donation per
canoe/kayak/paddleboard. _Sponsors: Whole Foods and Star Market_
Visit http://www.CrystalLakeConservancy.org or call Janice Bourque at
Volunteers are needed! Go to our website to volunteer or go directly to
Kudos to State Senators Cynthia Creem, Jamie Eldridge and the entire MA State Senate for their leadership in voting on May 25, 2016 to ban plastic carryout bags from large retail establishments in Massachusetts. Thirty two cities and towns have … Read MoreRead More
Come join us on Sunday, June 5 from 1-5pm (rain date: Sun., June 12) and enjoy a canoe, kayak or paddleboard ride on Crystal Lake! The Crystal Lake Conservancy and the Newton Parks and Recreation Department invite you to sign … Read MoreRead More
If you take your kids or grandkids for a very good meal at Johnny’s Luncheonette in Newton Centre, they are sure to be entertained by coloring in placemats featuring the “Newton Energy $aver” initiative on one side and “Recycling” information … Read MoreRead More
The School Outreach Committee brings parents and educators of Newton together to share ideas about promoting energy and resource conservation in Newton schools. Past projects implemented at schools include: Classroom and Cafeteria recycling and composting Zero Waste Days and Green … Read MoreLearn More
One of Green Newton’s missions is to protect people and the environment by promoting alternatives to toxic landscape chemicals and pesticides (i.e., herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides) through public education campaigns and community action. community resource and clearinghouse for information, referrals … Read MoreLearn More
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