2016 Volunteer Spotlight - Boston Cares

2016 Volunteer Spotlight – Boston Cares | Dec 16, 2016

By Esplanade Association

Esplanade Association would like to recognize Boston Cares as our volunteers of the year for their continued commitment to improving the park in 2016. We are pleased to have Boston Cares Volunteer Leader, Anthony Rufo accept this honor on behalf of the group and share his experience with us.

Planning for Spring Blooms | Nov 20, 2016

By Esplanade Association

As the leaves begin to fall and winter slowly presses in upon us, it is important to think towards warmer times and the return of spring. Over the last few weeks, the EA horticulture staff along with the help of several volunteer groups have been digging, fertilizing, and planting roughly 42,000 flower bulbs throughout the Charles River Esplanade.

Regatta Ready | Oct 14, 2016

By Esplanade Association

On Wednesday, October 5, the Esplanade Association hosted 35 volunteers from Pierce Atwood for a corporate volunteer day. The spent the day working in the upper park area near the Esplanade outdoor exercise course. This worksite is one of the most popular gathering places for viewing the upcoming Head of the Charles Regatta. Unfortunately, it is also one of the areas in the park most plagued by invasive species, especially False Indigo bush.

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5 Tips For Photographing Fall Foliage | Oct 4, 2016

By Esplanade Association

The Charles River Esplanade, with over 1,700 trees, is the perfect location to capture the leaves changing colors. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or a complete beginner, Popular Photography has provided some easy tips to help you take better fall foliage photos.

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A Magical Evening to Benefit the Park | Sept 28, 2016

By Esplanade Association

The Esplanade Association hosted our annual Moondance Gala fundraiser on Saturday, September 24. It was truly an amazing evening for the park, as well as a fantastic celebration for the Esplanade Association as we celebrated 15 years of making life better on the Esplanade.

Esplanade Eats | Sept 14, 2016

By Esplanade Association

One of the best things about the Esplanade is that while the park feels secluded and peaceful, it is only a short stroll from Boston’s bustling neighborhoods. This makes it easy to pick up lunch at a nearby restaurant and enjoy it in the park!

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Participate in August Tree Check Month | Aug 6, 2016

By Esplanade Association

Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, ALB adults continue to be active in Massachusetts in August. In fact, the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has called August Tree Check Month, as it is a prime time to find ALB adult beetles and report any insects or signs of infestation.

Importance of Pruning | July 20, 2016

By Esplanade Association

If you don’t have your own trees to care for you may not realize how important, and sometimes daunting, the task of pruning can be. Pruning not only improves the health of the park trees but also ensures the safety of park visitors.