The Charles River Conservancy is dedicated to the stewardship, renewal, and enhancement of the parklands along the urban Charles River.

The Conservancy promotes the active use and vitality of the parklands, increases recreational opportunities, and works to ensure the beauty and integrity of this extraordinary public resource.




March 25, 2017 – With support from the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) Foundation, the Conservancy plans to hold two public programming and design charrettes in early spring 2017. The first charrette will be held on Saturday, March 25th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at the BSA Space (Suite 200, 290 Congress Street, Boston 02210). A second charrette is planned for Wednesday, May 17th from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Microsoft NERD Center (1 Memorial Dr #1, Cambridge, MA 02142).

March 17, 2017Please submit a comment to MassDOT in support for funding for an underpass at the Anderson Memorial Bridge by March 17. Learn more in this advocacy alert

March 11,  2017 – As our February open volunteer event is full, we hope you will save the date of  Saturday, March 11, 2017, when our next volunteer event will be held. Please email for more details and to RSVP. 

February 8, 2017 – The Conservancy has a new position opening: Graduate Research Assistant, Northeastern University (Tuition paid for a two-year Masters degree). Please share with your networks and consider applying! 





The Conservancy is proud to be a Mass Cultural Council grant recipient

The Conservancy is proud to be a Mass Cultural Council grant recipient