598 Walnut St.
Newtonville, MA 02460
Dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Bullough's Pond which provides recreation including birding, walking, jogging and skating.
2391 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
FAX: (617) 332-7465
Promotes the improvement and protection of the Charles River and provides recreational use of the river; publishes a Newsletter and canoe guide; conducts workshops. Call for information on membership, events and volunteer opportunities.
The Crystal Lake Conservancy is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the preservation and protection of Crystal Lake for
the benefit of the public. Our goal is to promote and support the unique natural beauty and recreational enjoyment of the Lake.
Activities of the Conservancy involve increasing community awareness of issues related to the Lake,
raising funds and promoting environmentally sustainable uses for the Lake and its surroundings through close collaboration with the
City of Newton, the residents and other community volunteer efforts.
130 Washington St.
Educational international movement whose mission is to discover, live and communicate what is needed to build a world that functions for the benefit of all life. Conducts workshops and provides speakers and videos.
The Friends of Nahanton Park are
volunteers dedicated to the enhancement and preservation of Nahanton Park (455 Nahanton St., Newton Centre).
1094 Chestnut Street
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Hemlock Gorge/Echo Bridge is a 23-acre wild area along the banks of the Charles River, accessible from Needham, Wellesley, and Newton Upper Falls.
assist the Metropolitan District Commission in restoring/maintaining trails, bridges and buildings. They also sponsor spring and fall clean-ups and annual ice skating party at New Pond. Monthly meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at Emerson Community Center, Newton Upper Falls.
The Friends of Hemlock Gorge now have their own
home page, and email address (Friends@hemlockgorge.org).
474 Centre St.
Newton, MA 02458
Brings individuals and groups together to conduct a 10 year
environmental campaign to make a significant difference in resource
utilization in Newton for businesses, institutions and residents; seeks to achieve
measurable results in energy and water use and waste disposal practices through
research, education and action.
Grassroots effort to involve 20% of the citizens of Newton in the formation of
small "Household EcoTeams" over the next four years.
Green Decade Coalition/Newton now has its own web site.
One of its active committees is GreenCAP.
It welcomes new members and volunteers.
16 Linder Terrace
Newton, MA 02458
helps to plan safe disposal of household hazardous waste, and implements educational programs for Newton residents
The committee meets regularly the first Tuesday of every month at City Hall.
P.O. Box 11
Newton Centre, MA 02459
A volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Newton's environment, open spaces, parks and recreation areas. The Conservators sponsor local nature walks, small grants and a newsletter. In addition,
the Newton Conservators have a
maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org.
29 Crafts Street
Newton, MA 02458
617-332-4288 ext. 13
SSI is a non-profit research institute located in Newton dedicated to studying
the links between women's health and the environment. The Institute has
just begun a study of breast cancer in Newton, information about which
can be found on their web page.
A substantial portion of the information on this page can also be found in the
Guide to Newton's Resources, a project of the Newton Pride Committee and
the Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs. Thanks to Suzanne Carneiro for making
an electronic version of the Guide available to me.
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