Natural Resources Commission (NRC)

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
  • Environmental Health 
  • Natural Landscaping
  • Sustainability Advocacy

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NRC Spotlights

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    Legislators are now scheduled to meet for an oversight meeting on natural gas safety on Tuesday, December 11th. Read the NRC's written testimony here 

    Learn more 
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    Saving Our Ponds!

    We had a great turnout for our event on October 18th. 
    If you missed it or have questions, click below.  
    Be Informed
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    NRC Goals

    Learn more about the goals developed at this years Retreat!


NRC Staff

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Brandon Schmitt, Director 2298
Lisa Moore, Education & Outreach Coordinator 2290
Danielle Marini, NRC Clerk 2294
Julie Meyer, Wetlands Protection Administrator 2292