Green Resources

Welcome to the QEN Links Page. Featured here are links to affiliated organizations and general resources of interest to environmentalists in Massachusetts, and our sponsors.

If you’re interested in placing a link on this page please contact us. QEN will provide web pages for appropriate organizations without a current URL.


Friends of the Blue Hills The Friends of the Blue Hills have fought successfully since 1976 to preserve the Reservation for hikers and cyclists, horseback riders and skiers.

Friends of Wollaston Beach Reservation The Friends of Wollaston Beach Reservation is an organization promoting public use of Wollaston Beach, preserving and protecting the fragile ecosystems, and addressing the quality of life issues relating to the Beach.

Hough’s Neck Wetland Restoration Hough’s Neck Wetland Restoration works to restore enhance our long dormant coastal environment, and in the process, make Hough’s Neck a nicer place to live.

Neighborhood Bog Association The Neighborhood Bog Association is comprised of neighbors who are concerned about the deterioration of the Montclair/Wollaston bog.

Neponset River Watershed Association The Neponset River Watershed Association’s mission is to protect and restore the natural resources of the Neponset River Watershed.

Sustainable South Shore Sustainable South Shore is a multi-town advocacy group committed to helping area residents conserve energy, protect the environment, and live sustainable lives.

Save the Harbor, Save the Bay Save the Harbor, Save the Bay’s Campaign for the Water’s Edge is involved with two projects in Quincy.

The Friends of Butler Pond The Friends of Butler Pond work to enhance one of Quincy’s treasures

Other Resources

Faxon Park Quest A Quest is an educational treasure hunt that involves following a series of clues on a self-guiding trail that will lead to a hidden ”treasure box.” The Faxon Park Quest is the first Quest in Quincy and was created by Patriot’s Trail Girl Scout Troop #4991. To get the “treasure box,” email Maura at

New England Grassroots Environment Fund The QEN is a recipient of a grant from the New England Grassroots Environment Fund, whose mission is “fostering community-based environmental iniatives in New England”.

Quincy Farmers’ Market Every Friday 11:30 – 5:00pm from June 12 thru October at the John Hancock parking lot.

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