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StoryWalk beckons at Powisset Farm

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By Amelia Tarallo  Hometown Weekly Staff Given my line of work and the areas I cover, every so often, I'm sent to explore a local park or hiking trail. I appreciate nature, but typically avoid going out into it as much as possible for fear of snakes, bugs, and the occasional patch of quicksand. I...
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Bird Park quietly thrives in winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter With the deep cold of winter, a stillness and a solitude falls over Bird Park. The great lawn, which stretches green and sings with laughter in the summer, falls brown and crunches underfoot in February. The basketball courts, wet and chained off, hold a pack of colorful Fisher-Price...
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Noon Hill rises by winter

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31444" align="alignright" width="300"]Millie, who lives on Rocky Lane, blends nicely into the terrain of Noon Hill. Millie, who lives on Rocky Lane, blends nicely into the terrain of Noon Hill.[/caption] Noon Hill shoots out of the woods of Medfield like...
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NRC hires naturalist Lisa Moore

The Wellesley Natural Resources Commission (NRC) has hired Wellesley resident and naturalist Lisa Moore as the new Environmental Education and Outreach Coordinator. Moore is a skilled science educator and her experience both in the classroom and in nature will help further the NRC’s role as an environmental leader in Wellesley. During the past seven years,...
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Hale to #OptOutside on November 23

On Friday, November 23, Hale is taking part in the movement to #OptOutside with a free scavenger hunt. This self-guided adventure encourages kids, parents, friends, and neighbors to spend time together exploring nature rather than spending time and money at a shopping mall. “It’s our way of reminding people that no matter what season we’re in,...
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Artists collaborate on Wellesley Library show

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Yvonne Unger and Nancy Present-Van Broekhoven will be exhibiting their watercolors for the month of September at the Wellesley Public Library’s Wakelin Room. The show, entitled “Nature, Naturally,” reflects the inspiration they find in the everyday world of nature. This will be the second time Nancy and Yvonne have collaborated in exhibiting their work....
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