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Walk in the Park now online
Video featuring Julie Crockford, the Emerald Necklace and city parks.
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Volunteer Opportunities
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Guided Walking Tours
Sat, Sept 12 & 26 | 11 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Sept 20 | 1 pm – 2:30 pm

Emerald Necklace YogaFest

Oct 4 | 9 am -3 pm
Clemente Field, Back Bay Fens
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Advocacy Update
Parks get a boost in State Budget

Art Exhibit extended
Paintings of the Emerald Necklace by Lynette Lombard now through September at the Shattuck Visitor Center.Visit Sat & Sun 11 am – 4 pm; For weekdays, call 617-522-2700.

Muddy River Restoration Project
Aug-Oct 2015 90-day look ahead report



See the Parks, Save the Parks!

baaforhome,opOur team of 15 runners will run the BAA Half Marathon on October 11 to benefit the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Franklin Park Coalition. Together they will raise over $7,500 to support the parks of the Emerald Necklace. Support our team today.



Emerald Necklace YogaFest


October 4, 2015   9am – 3pm 
Clemente Field, Back Bay Fens
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Join us for a daylong yoga festival of fun and fitness in the parks! Enjoy Yoga and AcroYoga classes with top-notch instructors, demos, food trucks, pop-up shops and more. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.  Tickets. More info.

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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