Blackstone Parks Conservancy

Boulevard Update

  South Garden Progress After a summer that oscillated between drought and flood, hot and cold, crisp autumn days brought relief to runners and walkers on the Boulevard path. Those rounding the south end come upon the secluded garden that anchors the 1.6-mile park. If people see a woman weeding or planting and say, as […]

We need your input!

The Blackstone Parks Conservancy and the Parks Department are trying out a new and sustainable porous material in a 30-foot stretch of the Boulevard path by Upton Avenue. How does it feel underfoot? Please let us know. 

When It All Comes Together

Blackstone Parks Conservancy (BPC) volunteers are accustomed to projects taking time, years even. Long desired improvements to the parks may not be feasible for want of either time or money–or both. So it was with three Blackstone Park Conservation District projects this fall: a stair railing, two kiosks, and a fence. Then, suddenly, these projects […]