Join us for our Ribbon of Blue Ribbon of Green Gala honoring Renata’s retirement! The event will take place on June 2, 2018 at the historic Annenberg Hall and will include cocktails, dinner, and program enlivened by participatory singing and dancing led by Revels. We are excited to have received a $50,000 gift from the Lynch Foundation and an additional $50,000 challenge grant if we reach our goal of $400,000. For more information about the gala, click here.

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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.

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LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Renata’s Retirement in the News: The Cambridge Chronicle published a great article about the Conservancy’s founder and president, Renata von Tscharner, honoring her career of accomplishments. Read the article here. The Boston Globe also sat down with Renata for a Q&A session. Read the interview here.

Join us at our gala: To celebrate Renata’s retirement we are hosting the Ribbon of Blue, Ribbon of Green gala on June 2, 2018 at the historic Annenberg Hall. The night will include cocktails, dinner, and program enlivened by participatory singing and dancing led by Revels. For sponsorship and ticket info, click here or email Ilana Cedarbaum at rsvp@thecharles.org

Renata is Retiring: After 18 years of service and advocacy, the Charles River Conservancy’s Founder and President Renata von Tscharner will retire in early summer 2018.

Advocacy: MassDOT recently released its Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the 100-acre, $1 billion project improving the areas where the Mass. Turnpike tolls used to be. The due date for comment letters is February 9, 2018. Learn more about the project here. This is a once and lifetime opportunity to create a new multi-modal riverfront neighborhood rather than just another highway project. Let us know if we can help you or your group write a letter by emailing advocacy@thecharles.org

Research: We have committed to studying the water conditions at North Point Park by conducting daily water quality testing for two summers with a graduate student at Northeastern University. Learn more here.