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Walk in the Park now online
Video featuring Julie Crockford, the Emerald Necklace and city parks.
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Advocacy Alert
Imagine Boston 2030
Share your vision for Boston parks!

Sale of Art to benefit the Conservancy
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Muddy River Restoration Project
Nov 2015 90-day look ahead report



Put a Shine on the Parks!

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Join in the excitement of #GivingTuesday with a donation to the Conservancy that will improve the Emerald Necklace and make our city shine.



Emerald Necklace YogaFest


Thank you 
to all the Emerald Necklace YogaFest participants, instructors, sponsors, volunteers, and marketplace vendors for making the event so memorable and amazing and for supporting the Conservancy’s free programming in the parks!

And heartfelt thanks to Wentworth Institute of Technology for hosting the indoor location at Tansey Gym and to Emcee Nelly Carreno who kicked things off and kept the energy level off the charts. What a day! Watch for photos on Instagram and Facebook.

Olmsted Tree Society


Mayor Walsh with Diane Patrick and Newk Stillwell of Ropes & Gray at Party in the Park 2015

Ropes & Gray’s Boston Office Announces Partnership with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy. The partners of Ropes & Gray’s Boston office will celebrate the firm’s 150th anniversary by partnering with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy to plant 150 red oak trees throughout the Emerald Necklace park system, improving some of Boston’s most historic public green spaces. The gift matches a grant provided by the office of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, announced today, to improve and maintain the city’s iconic parks, which are enjoyed by more than a million residents and visitors each year. Read press release

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