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Restoring and Improving the Emerald Necklace For All

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Discover Olmsted Now
We are excited to introduce OlmstedNow.org, a coalition-led platform of the Greater Boston Olmsted Bicentennial. Learn more about Olmsted’s work and share your story today!

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is the proud recipient of the 2020 Preservation Massachusetts Fredrick Law Olmsted Award!

Charlesgate Park Shines Emerald Green This Winter

Head to Charlesgate Park at the Commonwealth Avenue Mall every evening now through March 31 to enjoy the newly-lit emerald green trees shining a spotlight on our ongoing Charlesgate Park Revitalization Project!

An Opportunity to Restore Franklin Park

A once-in-lifetime opportunity: the right community services and needed housing in the right location, and an opportunity to restore parkland to Franklin Park, a high growth area in a high-needs community.

Download or Print Our Emerald Necklace Map

Digital, ready-to-print copies of our map of the full Emerald Necklace system, as well as maps of each Emerald Necklace park, are available for viewing and download. Discover your new favorite park!

Donate to our Winter Clothing Drive

Cooler weather is here, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to duck indoors. Help neighbors in need keep warm and enjoy the outdoors this winter by participating in our first-ever winter clothing drive from Nov. 8 - Dec. 17!

Support our Fall Appeal

Your support makes possible countless moments of wonder and connection in the Emerald Necklace every day. Please consider supporting our Fall Appeal, because your gift today makes a better park tomorrow.

Explore with www.EmeraldNecklace.Tours

With over 50 detailed entries on locations and landmarks throughout the Emerald Necklace, our mobile tour guide is the perfect way to explore the parks by yourself, with family or from home.

We've received nearly 300 donations so far for our Winter Clothing Drive!

Visit http://www.emeraldnecklace.org/winterclothingdrive/ for a full list of dropoff locations, and visit our friends @HelloGreenway to drop off donations at the Greenway Carousel every Saturday from 1-1:30PM, now through Dec. 18!


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