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Month: January 2015

  • Asclepia incarnate, Swamp milkweed

    Join the Friends

    Help Friends of Hall’s Pond maintain and improve the Sanctuary with financial support, we are now accepting online donations!

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  • Autumn at Hall’s Pond. Photo Credit: Michael Sandman

    Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter

    2014 was busy all year long, and with the May 4th Community Day, the May 18 dedication of the Eris Doorneweerd Entry to the Sanctuary, and the June 16 Annual Meeting (featuring historian Susan Helms Daley’s presentation “Who Was Harriet Hemenway”) the Friends have been active not only in the sanctuary but also out in the community on behalf of the sanctuary.

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  • Maps & Directions

    Maps & Directions

    Nature Sanctuaries – Hall’s Pond Sanctuary & Amory Woods
    Amory St. and Freeman St.
    Brookline, MA 02446

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  • Hall’s Pond and Amory Woods

    Hall’s Pond and Amory Woods

    Hall’s Pond Sanctuary together with the adjacent Amory woods, it is the only land in North Brookline set aside for conservation purposes. The sanctuary, which is administered by the Brookline Conservation Commission, consists of a pond, wetlands, an upland area, a formal garden area, and a short trail with wetland overlooks that circles the pond.

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  • A group of
Friends on the
fallen oak,
summer 2014. Photo Credit: Bruce Wolff

    About the Friends

    The Friends partners with the Conservation Commission as stewards of the sanctuary. Their initiatives include Community Work Days, tending the Formal Garden and raising funds for the Horticultural Fund.

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  • Sanctuary Work Plan

    Sanctuary Work Plan

    In 2009, The Commission, the Town Parks & Open Space Division, and the Friends of Hall’s Pond volunteer group developed this work plan to guide ongoing collaboration, to preserve and protect the sanctuary, and to express a management approach based on respect for wildlife areas as natural habitat.

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  • Special Events

    Special Events

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  • American Robin eating fruit of a Winter King hawthorn in the formal garden. Photo Credit: David Lucal


    Photographs: Pond Birds, Amory Woods; Garden Sanctuary
    Check back for latest photos of Sanctuary wildlife, Amory Woods and the Garden Sanctuary!

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  • Annual Meetings

    Annual Meetings

    View highlights from past meetings.

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  • Brookline Conservation Commission

    Brookline Conservation Commission

    We continue to partner with the Brookline Conservation Commission and the Division of Parks and Open Space as stewards of Hall’s Pond, and as we continue our involvement and investment in the maintenance, preservation, and protection of this unique Brookline resource, we hope that you will join us as members of the organization.

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