While out in the park this fall, you may notice our truck with its spray tank filled with a brown liquid and think, “what is that”? Immediately, some of you would assume it’s some sort of chemical. Fear not though, it’s completely safe and organic! The Esplanade Association manages its horticulture program exclusively through organic techniques. […]
In October*, SOLitude Lake Management, in partnership with the Esplanade Association, treated invasive Phragmites or “Common Reed” in the Park. Phragmites are an invasive species that originally came to the U.S. from Europe in the 1800s. Phragmites is a fast growing reed which can produce thousands of seeds each year, regrow from broken root fragments, and […]
Esplanade Association brings contemporary art to the Charles River Esplanade Silvia López Chavez creates first commissioned mural for Boston’s historic Park Boston, MA – – – (August 15, 2017) – Boston artist Silvia López Chavez will soon begin work on “Patterned Behavior,” the Esplanade’s newest contemporary artwork. It is expected to take approximately three weeks to […]
Although Earth Day only comes once a year, the Esplanade Association cares for the soil, plants, and organisms that inhabit the Charles River Esplanade year-round. For over three years, EA has been working hard to be more sustainable and have a greater focus on conservation in our park care and public outreach efforts. We have […]
The introduction of invasive wood-boring insects is especially threatening in New England. Here, we profile three of the biggest culprits.
The Esplanade Association, is pleased to announce that an anonymous donation came in for tree care on the Charles River Esplanade Park.
Looking for a special valentine’s day gift for that special someone? Just want to help the environment? Well EA’s Bee-Mine: Sponsor-A-Pollinator is here for you!
Walking into Skylight Studios in Woburn is like stepping back in time. Plaster casts of classical sculpture, clay models, working sketches, and new work fill the old warehouse-turned-studio where Robert Shure and his staff make art.
No matter the season, there are always plenty of ways to enjoy the Esplanade! During the winter, the park is full of wonderful reasons to bundle up and head outside.
By Esplanade Association
If you have walked through the Esplanade recently, you may have noticed patches of densely growing reeds hugging the waterline. While they may be nice to look at, these reeds are actually the invasive species Phragmites australis, and they pose a serious threat to the Esplanade and the Charles River.