Natural Resource Inventories

Fruitlands

Nahanton Park, Newton

Working with the City of Newton to inventory natural resources and public use of this popular 60-acre park along the Charles River. Athletic fields, community gardens, a nature center, canoe rentals, walking trails, and excellent wildlife habitat draw a wide variety of users. We will review proposed new uses and make recommendations for accommodating public use while maintaining wildlife habitat.

Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

Following up on an inventory and management plan we prepared in 2001 for this historic, 200-acre property and gauge the success of habitat recommendations they put in place.

Emery House, West Newbury

Completing a four-season inventory of this 200-acre retreat center. Information on natural communities, amphibians, birds, and invertebrates will be incorporated into a set of recommendations for maximizing habitat value while continuing agricultural use.