- Committees F-O
- Natural Resources Commission (NRC)
- Current Projects
Join the Town of Wellesley, Girl Scout Troop 73505, and Wellesley Green Schools for the No Idling Campaign. Learn more about how you can help improve public health, protect the environment, and enhance quality of life.
Access community garden rules, license agreements, and also individual garden contacts and information.
Dogs in Wellesley
Rules and regulations for dog owners.
Fuller Brook Park Project
Learn about the key elements of this project.
Learn more about the more than 200 natural gas leaks in Wellesley.
Grow Green Wellesley Initiative
Join the NRC’s Grow Green Wellesley Initative to help protect Wellesley’s environment and promote sustainability.
Learn about conservation and preservation of the Morses Pond watershed.
Information about Natural Resources on the North 40
Plastic Bag Bylaw
Read more about Wellesley's plastic shopping bag bylaw.
Playground Improvement (PDF)
Review the Park and Playground Master Plan Improvements document.
Comprehensive pond management plans and policies.
Pond Management (PDF)
See this comprehensive pond management plan for 8 Wellesley ponds.
Scenic Road Protection (PDF)
This is a document about scenic roads tree protection enforcement.
Smart Outdoor Lighting
Interested in learning more about Smart Outdoor Lighting options? Check out this page to see get more information on the benefits of environmentally friendly lighting.
Information on preserving and growing Wellesley's public shade tree canopy.
Town Forest Management (PDF)
Review this management document.
Turf Management (PDF)
View this Turf Management report.
NRC Geocache Challenge
Looking for something fun to do this summer? Get out and explore one of the many beautiful Wellesley Trails. Try your hand at Geocaching. A Geocache is a hidden container that contains small trinkets. Participants follow clues to find the hidden geocache. Here are the five clues: Clue 1: The NRC Geocache #1 can be found in a sanctuary where wildflowers abound. Clue 2: They did not turn their back on nature, "they made these woods bloom" To find the hidden geocache, turn your back to their names and find the hidden "gems" among gems. Clue 3: Geocache #1 can be found on a street with a name that starts with Crown. Clue 4: The name of the sanctuary where geocache #1 can be found has a name that rhymes with a favorite Patriots player. Clue 5: The geocache #1 can be found at Latitude 42.3009 and Longitude -71.2990 Keep an eye on our Facebook page for clues to the next geocache location. Happy Hunting!
NRC Environmental Education Supplemental Lessons Brochure for grades K-12
Spring 2020 Persimmons
Natural Gas Leaks
Open Space and Recreation Plan 2022 Update
Information about the 2021 Open Space Plan Update