The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission oversees the use, preservation and protection of the town's parks and conservation areas, serves as tree warden, sets policies for insect control and pesticide use, and protects the town watershed areas. The Commission also appoints the Wetlands Protection Committee and Trails Committee.
Areas of Focus
Park, Pond and Wetland Management
Tree Protection and Planting
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NRC DECLARES CLIMATE EMERGENCY
To support its commitment to addressing Wellesley's vulnerability to climate change, the NRC has declared a climate emergency to increase awareness and promote action. Learn more.
Bring Your Own Bag in January 2020
Bring Your Own Bag when you shop in Wellesley. Plastic bag regulations have removed 10.7 million plastic bags from our waste stream since going into effect in 2017. Learn more.
Playing Fields Task Force Field Lighting Subcommittee
The NRC continues to discuss a report from the Playing Fields
Task Force (PFTF) Lighting Subcommittee that investigates adding additional and improving existing
lighting equipment at Town playing fields.