what’s happening at the Conservancy and in the parks

Restoring and Improving the Emerald Necklace For All

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Statement of Solidarity
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy stands
against racism and injustice

Four Stars
The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is proud to hold a 4-star ratingthe highest possible scorefrom Charity Navigator, the world’s largest and most trusted nonprofit evaluator. This rating signifies that donors can “give with confidence” to our organization!

Be a Park Hero!
Volunteer in the Emerald Necklace
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Parks as Platform

Now through October, experience a diverse lineup of community-generated public events in six Emerald Necklace Parks. Join us for our July Parks as Platform event in partnership with Fenway Porchfest.

Discover Olmsted Now

Through a yearlong platform of big ideas and bold actions, Olmsted Now: Greater Boston’s Olmsted Bicentennial, will shape a shared vision for an equitable, vibrant and verdant city. Join us for our next Public Dialogue on June 15!

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!

We’re Growing!

The Conservancy is looking for enthusiastic candidates to join us in our mission of stewarding and improving the Emerald Necklace park system for all. Learn more, apply or spread the word today!

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.

Stay Connected with the Parks Online

Looking to explore the Emerald Necklace from home? Check out our list of virtual activities, environmental lessons and curated media: perfect for discovering your parks from your yard or indoors.

Every Sunday through 9/18, park rangers from Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site will be on-site at the Shattuck Visitor Center!

Stop by the Center at 125 The Fenway to chat with expert rangers and learn about Olmsted's "most important work," the Emerald Necklace.


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