Volunteers Needed for Conservation Work Near Mason-Rice on September 10

The Newton Conservators holds the Conservation Restriction on 1.5 acres of the Wilson Family’s beautiful wooded property at 15 Bracebridge Road, across from Mason-Rice School in Newton Centre. There is a path that’s open to the public within the property that extends from Bracebridge Road to the Wilson Conservation Area and the Sudbury Aqueduct and then on to Greenlawn Avenue.

The Conservators hired expert path builder John Menard to stabilize the path with large logs, most from dead trees on the property, and to do work to level the path. The Wilsons’ gardening team, led by Barbara Trainer of Florascapes, spread the first layer of wood chips along the top of the path.

Now, it’s our turn to add another layer and to spread wood chips farther down the path.

Please join us for an hour or two of work from 11am to 3pm on Sunday, September 10!

We’ll provide the wheelbarrow, shovels, and rakes. Come with your work gloves. (We’ll have a few extra pairs if you can’t find yours.) If spreading wood chips isn’t your thing, you also could help to remove invasive plants from the area around the trail. There’s plenty of work for all. Light snacks will be provided.