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  • Sanctuary in 2006, after the 2001–02 renovation had grown in. Photo Credit:  Deborah Raptopoulos

    Things to See

    The sanctuary is used for habitat for plants and animals, environmental education and passive exploration.

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  • Annual Meetings

    Annual Meetings

    View highlights from past meetings.

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  • September / October 2003 Newsletter

    September / October 2003 Newsletter

    Hall’s Pond is one of two natural ponds remaining in Brookline. Purchased by the Town in 1975, Hall’s Pond is historically significant for having been owned by Minna Hall, a co-founder of the Massachusetts Audubon Society in 1896. The Hall’s Pond area has long been valued in Brookline for its open space qualities.

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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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  • Sporobolus heterolepsis, Prarie dropseed


    For further information about membership, volunteering, or to contact the Friends, please email: Our organization is interested in your communication and encourages your involvement. The Friends of Hall’s Pond is […]

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  • Conservation Area Rules and Regulations

    Conservation Area Rules and Regulations

    Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40, Section 8c, as amended, the following rules and regulations governing the use of all the Town of Brookline Conservation Areas under the management of the Conservation Commission of the Town of Brookline have been adopted to insure appropriate use of the areas for the enjoyment and general welfare of the public while protecting the areas in their natural states to serve as wildlife refuges.

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  • Amory Park Field Closures

    Amory Park Field Closures

    Even if the fields are closed, you can still walk on the path through Amory Park and then walk the trails in the sanctuary. It’s rare that the sanctuary itself will be closed.

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