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Earth Day Muddy River Cleanup

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ORGANIZATION: Emerald Necklace Conservancy

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 5 people are interested

The Muddy River Cleanup-now in its 15th year!-is the Emerald Necklace Conservancy’s largest volunteer event, taking place in each of the Necklace’s parks simultaneously. It’s an all-hands-on-deck effort to get the parks ready for spring, and a great way for residents across Boston and Brookline to come together and give thanks for green space.

The Muddy River Cleanup is a part of the Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup and builds on statewide and national cleanup efforts as part of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Park Serve Day and American Rivers’ National River Cleanup(r).

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About Emerald Necklace Conservancy


350 Jamaicaway, Boston, MA 02130, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy is to restore and improve the Emerald Necklace for all. The Conservancy connects people and parks and conserves the Emerald Necklace through projects and programs that enrich the visitor experience and restore and renew the landscape, waterways and parkways. To steward the Emerald Necklace’s 1,100 acres of parkland extending from Boston’s Back Bay through Brookline and Jamaica Plain to Franklin Park in Dorchester, the Conservancy collaborates with its partners on advocacy, maintenance and restoration, education and access and promoting park stewardship through volunteer and youth programs.


The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is a private non-profit stewardship organization founded in 1998 to maintain, restore and protect the parks of the Emerald Necklace designed by Frederick Law Olmsted for all to explore, use and enjoy. Governed by a board of directors, the conservancy brings together representatives of both the private and public sectors to carry out these goals. Its activities complement the longstanding initiatives of its public partners, the Boston Parks & Recreation Department, Brookline Parks and Open Space and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. With its public and private partners, dedicated staff and an ever-expanding cadre of volunteers the conservancy is committed to preserving Olmsted’s historic legacy and ensuring that these parks continue to serve the common good for generations to come.


Animals, Community, Environment


Sat Apr 22, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Multiple locations Jamaica Plain, MA 02130



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 14
  • All volunteers must also register on the Emerald Necklace Conservancy's website. To register and secure your preferred cleanup site, please go: to

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