Southwest Corridor Park

About The Conservancy

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy (SWCPC) is to restore and maintain the park and to enrich our community's experience in the park.

About the Conservancy

The Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy (SWCPC) is a volunteer not-for- profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2004 to raise funds to maintain the beauty and functionality of the Southwest Corridor Park. All monies raised go directly towards supporting improvement projects and to general maintenance in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). The Conservancy also organizes volunteer support for the park.

Conservancy Projects

Current Projects

Restoration of the Durham Oval
Park renovation behind Mass Ave T-Stop to Northampton Street (Northampton Green)
Restoration of the West Canton Green
Tree removal and replacement plan

Future Projects

Replace garden fencing between Dartmouth Street and Mass. Avenue
Art in the Park
History Trail
Plant and tree identifications
Back Bay and Mass Ave entry signage

On Going Activities

Volunteer days to plant and weed along the Corridor
Pruning, re-seeding, general maintenance and repairs


The Conservancy is able to garden and improve the park through the generous donations of neighbors, former neighbors, corporate matching programs, and corporate donations. The Conservancy holds an annual appeal process but donations can be made any time in the following ways:

By PayPal

Or by checks sent to: Southwest Corridor Park Conservancy, Box 171553, Boston, MA 02117

Interested in being part of the Conservancy?

We currently have two open board positions: Vice-President and Fundraising. If you are interested in applying for either position or would like more information, please contact Franco Campanello, President, at

Conservancy Board of Directors:

Franco Campanello, President; Rebecca Fitzgerald, Treasurer; Lorraine Steele, Secretary; Robert Barney, PMAC Representative; Conservancy Advisor: Ann Hershfang

Thanks to: Mahoney’s Garden Centers and Weston Nurseries