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A Short History of Open Space Leadership in Brookline

Download a pdf of the document. Our definition of leadership is broad-gauged. Gifts of land, conservation restrictions and advocacy qualify, but so does community commitment to serving the common good, such as purchases of land for passive and active recreation using tax-payer funds. As you read this list we urge you to think what Brookline would be like today absent the many examples of leadership and conservation exhibited in this history.