DCR Neponset to Blue Hills Feasibility Study @ Saint Pius X Parish
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
DCR Neponset to Blue Hills Feasibility Study @ Saint Pius X Parish | Milton | Massachusetts | United States

DCR Neponset to Blue Hills Feasibility Study
Open House Session
Monday February 6th, 2023 @ 6pm – 7:30pm

Saint Pius X Parish
101 Wolcott Road, Milton, MA 02186

At this open house session, the DCR team for the Neponset to Blue Hills Feasibility Study project will provide opportunities for feedback on the proposed feasibility study. The purpose of this meeting is to continue gathering input from the community after the initial public listening sessions hosted virtually, and to provide information on the preliminary conclusions about preferred options for multimodal connections in this area. Please visit the prior event pages for this project to access the presentations and recordings: November 14th meeting & September 20th meeting.

The public is welcome to come at their own convenience during the allotted open house session time. Informational material will be provided and the project team will be present to answer questions and address concerns. After the open house session, additional comments can be provided by emailing

If you have agency-related questions or concerns or would like to be added to an email list to receive DCR general or project-specific announcements, please email or call 617-626-4973.



Photo credit: Will Mann

Invasive Plants that Threaten the Blue Hills on Zoom
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Invasive Plants that Threaten the Blue Hills on Zoom

Do you love the Blue Hills’ forests? Do you want to learn what threatens the forests and how you can help keep them healthy?  Join arboretum director, Debbie Merriam, to explore the world of invasive plants that live in the Blue Hills and threaten our native plants and animals. You’ll also learn how you can join volunteers and members of the Friends of the Blue Hills to control these invasive plants and protect endangered species.

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Join us for Winter Fest 2023! @ Blue Hills Ski Area
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, February 28th at Blue Hills Ski Area for Winter Fest 2023!

Join the Friends of the Blue Hills and the Blue Hills Ski Area for an evening of winter fun at Winter Fest! Come to get your exercise on the slopes downhill skiing, tap your feet to the spirited Irish tunes of Songs for Ceilidh, entertain the kids with crafts, and warm up in front of a blazing fire while enjoying the company of old and new friends.  You will also treat your taste buds to samples of delicious chili from skilled chefs at popular, local restaurants.  

The event is FREE!  

Blue Hills Ski Area will be offering discounted ski tickets for the night.  For more information, email

Many thanks to the event’s general sponsors!

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Beginner Winter Hike with Rosa
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beginner Winter Hike with Rosa

Beginner hikers welcome! Join the Friends of the Blue Hills on a 4-mile hike with moderate hills.

Depending on the weather, trails may be slippery. If there is snow or ice, please wear microspikes on your shoes (available online or at sporting stores).  If you have hiking poles, please bring them.

You must be comfortable walking a comparable distance. Be prepared to step over tree roots and some rocks. Sturdy walking shoes required. Dress in layers for the weather. Inclement weather will cancel. Group size will be limited to 25. Bring at least 1 liter of water and a snack. We start as a group and end as a group; nobody is left behind. No children under 12 and no pets, please.

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