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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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Open Space Plan Update
Wellesley is in the process of updating the Town's open space plan. The current plan is good through April of 2021. The State of Massachusetts has set specific parameters that the updated plan will need to follow.
Check back here for opportunities to contribute to the plan.
Softball Field Naming
At the Special Town Meeting in October 2020, the NRC voted in favor of naming the softball field at Hunnewell Field. The field is now named the Diane P. Warren Field in memory of Diane P. Warren, a long-time Wellesley girls' softball advocate.