Natural Resources Commission (NRC)

NRC Spotlights

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    There are more than 200 known gas leaks in Wellesley. While the levels of these leaks are not considered explosive, they  endanger our health and environment. The  NRC is working to bring attention to this ongoing problem.  
    Learn more.
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    Saving Our Ponds!

    We had a great turnout for our event on October 18th. 
    If you missed it, watch the video online.  
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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
Vacant, Education & Outreach Coordinator 2290
Danielle Marini, NRC Clerk 2294
Julie Meyer, Wetlands Protection Administrator 2292