Natural Resources Commission (NRC)

Email the NRC Commissioners directly here: nrcmembers@wellesleyma.gov

Find Information on how you can help keep the Trails safe
here

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

Click the logo to sign up for news

NRC Logo

NRC Spotlights

  1. OSRP (1)

    Open Space Plan Update

    Wellesley is in the process of updating the Town's open space plan. Please fill out our this survey to provide input on the Updated plan, and check back here for more opportunities to contribute.

  1. wellesley-will_small

    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.

  1. Garden Tour (00000002)


    Try out this family (and planet) friendly activity. 

     Pedal to Petals is a self-guided biking and walking tour of residential and Municipal native gardens throughout Wellesley. 

     More information and resources here. 


NRC Staff

Name Extension
Brandon Schmitt, Director 2298
Lisa Moore, Education & Outreach Coordinator 2290
Leah Wallner, NRC Secretary 2294
Julie Meyer, Wetlands Protection Administrator 2292