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Emerald Necklace Conservancy

(617) 522-2700

May 2019

Tour: “Hello, Muddy!” Along a Restored River

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
REI at the Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive
Boston, MA 02215
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After decades spent underground beneath a parking lot, a portion of the Muddy River has been uncovered to see daylight once again. Hear the story of how river and parkland were reclaimed and how the vision of Frederick Law Olmsted is being restored for the 21st century. Meet at REI, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215. Bring a refillable water bottle and wear comfortable walking shoes. window.bboxInit = function () { bbox.showForm('757cd9ec-febf-4219-983a-c30435219e52'); }; (function () { var e…

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Tuesdays with Roses

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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June 2019

Forest Bathing in Franklin Park

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Experience the healing benefits of the Emerald Necklace with Forest Bathing and discover one of Boston’s forested gems on this slow-paced guided therapeutic combination of leisurely walking, sitting, and observation. This is a chance to unplug, slow down, de-stress and deepen your connection with nature. Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-Yoku, years of research and studies have shown the practice to be an effective form of preventative healthcare and treatment for many stress-related illnesses. The walk, held in collaboration between the…

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Tour: Historic Gems of the Back Bay Fens

June 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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From foul muddy flats to the parkland of today, the Fens has undergone many transformations in the last 125 years. Join Emerald Necklace docents as they talk and walk the historic landscape. Stops include the Kelleher Rose Garden, with 1,500+ roses and a reconstructed fountain, as well as the oldest WWII Victory Gardens in America. Begins and ends at the Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. Bring a refillable water bottle and wear comfortable walking shoes. window.bboxInit…

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Emerald Necklace Bike Tour with MassBike

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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$10

Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition for a guided, interpretive bike tour from the Back Bay Fens to Franklin Park, led by Conservancy docents.

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Tuesdays with Roses

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Evening Garden Stroll

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Summer blooms, scented gardens, and a leisurely stroll all combine to make this one-hour guided walk the perfect antidote to the workday!

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Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

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Pond Life Exploration

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In Pond Life, we will learn about all the creatures that live in and around ponds - from dragonflies to voles and shrews, and the birds that eat them. We will use dip nets to collect pond creatures, and observe these fascinating animals under microscopes before returning them to their home. Join the Boston Nature Center, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and the Franklin Park Coalition at Scarboro Pond to learn more about the aquatic environment. FREE. Meet at the Shattuck Picnic…

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Tuesdays with Roses

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Emerald Necklace Bike Tour

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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$10

Join the Emerald Necklace Conservancy for a guided, interpretive bike tour from the Back Bay Fens to the Arnold Arboretum, led by a Conservancy docent.

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Tuesdays with Roses

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
+ Google Map

Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Evening Garden Stroll

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Shattuck Visitor Center, 125 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States
+ Google Map

Summer blooms, scented gardens, and a leisurely stroll all combine to make this one-hour guided walk the perfect antidote to the workday!

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July 2019

Tuesdays with Roses

July 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

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Tuesdays with Roses

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

July 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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August 2019

Tuesdays with Roses

August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

Find out more »

Tuesdays with Roses

August 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

August 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
+ Google Map

Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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September 2019

Tuesdays with Roses

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
+ Google Map

Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

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Tuesdays with Roses

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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Tuesdays with Roses

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens
Boston, MA 02115 United States
+ Google Map

Volunteer to help care for the roses. Training, tools and gloves supplied. 

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October 2019

Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

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November 2019

Second Saturday: Woodlands Volunteer Corps

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Help implement a comprehensive woodlands management program and promote a healthier forest through activities ranging from removing invasive plant species to conditioning forest soil.

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