MISSION

We strive to make the Charles River and its parks a well-maintained network of natural urban places that invite and engage all in their use and stewardship.

NEWS & EVENTS

MEET OUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS:
We are thrilled to welcome three new members to our board: Simeen Mohsen, Nayeli Rodriguez, and Laurel Schwab. Learn more about them here.

READ OUR 2021 NEWSLETTER:
We’ve had a great year getting back to volunteering, investing in unique ecological programs, and centering our work on the communities around the Charles. Check out our 2021 year-end newsletter for more.

E-NEWS:
Our January E-newsletter is out! Give it a read to learn about the latest CRC happenings and review past E-newsletters.

IN SOLIDARITY:
Our work depends on equity, and we therefore cannot stay silent to racism and police brutality. Read our statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter protestors in Boston and around the country.

Following “safer at home” guidance, all Charles River Conservancy staff are working from home until further notice. Please feel free to reach us via email and join us on InstagramTwitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Facebook where we’ll be bringing the beauty of the Charles River and parks to you!

Virtual Floating Wetland Design Session

Are you interested in giving input on the next phase of floating wetland design? Join us for a virtual floating wetland design session Thursday, February 10th from 3:30pm – 5pm. Teens and other community members welcome!

MathTalk

In partnership with MathTalk, we’ve installed a MathTrail at the Magazine Beach Footbridge! The project introduces early intervention math concepts using a number line, animal counting footprints, and access to the free digital learning app Measure! Everything! Visit and explore the MathTrail at Magazine Beach Park at 719 Memorial Drive in Cambridge and make sure to tag us in your adventures.

Lead photo by Aaron John Bourque.