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


July 27, 2015 – THANK YOU to everyone who attended and supported CitySplash this year! Check our Flickr for photos of the event.

July 14, 2015 – Read the press release about our first CitySplash event of 2015: City Splash 2015 Brings out Boston’s Bathers.

July 9, 2015 – The Cambridge Public Library recently hosted a program about urban parks: A Renaissance on the Cambridge Side of the Charles River. Read more and watch the full video on YouTube!

July 9, 2015 – The Conservancy co-signed a letter to Governor Baker about the effect of the early retirement package on the state’s environmental agencies.

July 1, 2015 – The Conservancy is looking for a Conservancy Volunteers intern. Read more here.

June 22, 2015 – Read the Globe article, “Charles River to host swimmers“, about the Conservancy’s 2015 CitySplash events!






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


CRC is a part of EarthShare’s Combined Federal Campaign, identification number CFC #36700.


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