Natural Resources Commission (NRC)

NRC Spotlights

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    Pollinator Garden Training June 26.

    Join us for 2 educational garden programs this month, sponsored by the New England Wildflower Society.  

    Learn more and register. 

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    Grow Green Wellesley

    Important Message! The NRC and the Board of Health encourage all residents to become informed about the dangers of pesticides.  

    Learn more. 
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    Keep Up With the NRC

    Read current news, watch past meetings, and subscribe to our newsletter!


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

NRC Staff

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