Upcoming Events

Saturday, Oct 1
INVASIVES PULL AT HEMLOCK GORGE
Starts: Saturday, Oct 1
Ends: Saturday, Oct 1 - 12:00 pm
Location: Hemlock Gorge, Newton, MA 02464, USA
Description: FIGHTING INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES

SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM INVASIVES PULL AT HEMLOCK GORGE.
Near 2 Ellis St., Newton

Newton Conservators has expanded efforts to control buckthorn,
bittersweet, burning bush, multifora rose, and barberry infestations
inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge Park. Help keep the invaders out of this
beautiful park! In case of poison ivy, wear long pants and garden
gloves. Trash bags will be provided; the plants must be disposed of as
trash, not as yard waste. Meet at the parking lot at corner of
Quinobequin Rd. & Ellis St. at Rt. 9 intersection. Katherine Howard,
617-527-1796 (home) or 617-721-2571 (cell).
http://www.newtonconservators.org/21hemlock.htm
Info
Saturday, Oct 1
Farmers Market
Starts: Saturday, Oct 1
Ends: Saturday, Oct 1 - 2:00 pm
Location: Elm Street Square, West Newton, MA, United States
Info
Sunday, Oct 2
NANHANTON BIRD WALK WITH HAYNES MILLER
Starts: Sunday, Oct 2
Ends: Sunday, Oct 2 - 10:00 am
Location: Nahanton Park, 455 Nahanton St, Newton, MA 02459, USA
Description: Nahanton Park offers a mix of woodlands, wetlands, edge habitat and
meadows along the Charles River, making it one of the best birding spots
in Newton for fall migrants as well as resident species. Bring
binoculars if you have them. Beginners as well as experienced birders
are welcome. Walking shoes are recommended. Co-sponsored by Friends of
Nahanton Park and Newton Conservators. Meet at the Nahanton St. entrance
between the JCC and the Charles River. Parking is available inside the
park. Cancelled if steady rain. If concerned about the weather, please
call trip leader, Haynes Miller (617-413-2419).
http://www.NewtonConservators.org
Info
Tuesday, Oct 4
Farmers Market
Starts: Tuesday, Oct 4
Ends: Tuesday, Oct 4 - 6:00 pm
Location: Cold Spring Park, Beacon St, Newton, MA 02461, USA
Description: Come visit the GN tent and say hello!
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Come Fight Invasive Plant Species on October 1

Come join Newton Conservators for their Invasives Pull at Hemlock Gorge on Saturday, October 1 from 9am-12pm.  Newton Conservators has expanded efforts to control buckthorn, bittersweet, burning bush, multifora rose, and barberry infestations inside beautiful Hemlock Gorge Park. Help keep the … Read More

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Caging Animals on Factory Farms Is Bad for the Environment

Confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) confine enormous numbers of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs, and veal calves in cages so small they can barely move. They produce enormous and extremely concentrated amounts of waste that pollute water and air and threaten public health in neighboring communities. … Read More

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Herbalist Led Nature Herb Walk on October 10

Did you know that some weeds and trees can help you stay healthy? Join this Newton Community Education class and learn to identify medicinal plants and trees commonly found in the woods and used by herbalists today. At this time of year, … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

GN’s SGW Kids Put on the Green at Newton’s STEAM Expo

On Saturday, Green Newton’s Students For a Greener World (SGW) was an exhibitor at the Newton Free library’s STEAM Expo, where 17 exhibitors put on hands on workshops both inside and outside the library. SGW students were on hand to … Read More

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Recycling and Waste Reduction in Our Schools

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 More

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Healthy Environments

Healthy Environments

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 More

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Weatherization, LED Bulbs, & Solar Homes

In our efforts to offset climate change, Green Newton´s Energy Committee educates residents, business people, and institutions about wise energy use, energy efficiency and renewable energy. We educate the community about renewable energy and energy efficiency through designing, financing, installing, … Read More

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