Around Your Yard

A safer, more beautiful and healthy Neponset River Watershed results from the efforts of thousands of individuals, families, volunteers, businesses, and government departments – including everything that each of us does at home! We help the environment every time we each make an effort to recycle more, conserve more water and electricity,┬áplant the yard with […]

Care for Backyard Water Resources

Is that waterbody in your backyard – be it a stream, pond, lake or wetland dear to your heart, your sense of well-being, and your property value? If so, take advantage of the following guidance and links to keep your aquatic gem in top-notch shape, environmentally-speaking – so that it supports a variety of fish, […]

Build a Backyard Habitat

Design your yard to support local, native biodiversity, to feed and shelter small wildlife, and to enjoy nature, close-up, year-round. Planting Guidance: Go Native Grow a variety of native plants in your yard to attract and sustain a variety of wildlife, year-round. Incorporating native species means less maintenance is necessary to sustain your plants as […]