Public Education & Involvement

    Our densely urbanized city still boasts an impressive amount of natural beauty, and residents can use the information below to get involved in its protection.  There are many ways in which Newton residents can improve the health of the local environment.  Homeowners can enhance the aesthetics and health of their landscapes by employing the provided information on rain gardens, buffer strips, and native and invasive plants. 

    Those who wish to participate in the protection and maintenance of Conservation Commission owned land, please contact the Senior Environmental Planner at (617) 796-1134 or

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