You’re invited to Google Presents River Stories LIVE!

Don’t miss this December 10th event. WBUR’s Tom Ashbrook will moderate a panel of several nationally acclaimed authors sharing their favorite spots on the Charles River. Google will also offer a world premiere of their trekker camera footage of the Charles. Whether you love literature, mapping, or you simply want to enjoy beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres with like minded river-lovers, there’s something for everyone. BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY.



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

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


Learn more about CRC giving opportunities: WAYS TO GIVE


December 2015 – This December, celebrate the river at the Conservancy’s GoogleTalk event with authors of our recent publication, River Stories, Volume III.

November 20, 2015 – Learn more about the opportunity to rehabilitate the historic Powder House at Magazine Beach, and see Phase 2 Design plans for Magazine Beach here.

November 14, 2015 – The Lynch Family Skatepark is open! Read more about the long history of this park our skatepark page.

October 27, 2015 – Great news from the DCR! They are undertaking a $1.2M project to renovate 4 areas (totaling 2 miles) of the Dr. Paul Dudley White Bike Path. Learn more about how this will affect the parklands.

October 22, 2015: Thank you to everyone who attended the public meeting for the Anderson Memorial Bridge underpass design! Sign up for our advocacy update to learn about future public meetings – for now, keep the momentum going by sending in a comment letter to MassDOT!




Many of the Conservancy’s events are made possible in part by Watertown Home Depot:


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Thank you, Home Depot Watertown, for providing us with in-kind contributions that help us with our volunteer activities!

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

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



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