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Eagle project cleans up Cronk’s

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On June 22, Wellesley Conservation Council's Land Management team worked at the Cronk's Rocky Woodland Sanctuary on a special project leading toward the Boy Scouts of America's highest award of Eagle Scout for Edward Ryan, Troop 185 - Wellesley. The project team was managed by Scout Edward Ryan, with excellent work by scouts...
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Eco Campers learn to fish

By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids were fishing at Lake Sabrina in Wellesley last Monday during an Eco Camp hosted by the Wellesley Conservation Council. The first day of the camp saw middle-school-aged participants catching fish while learning about the natural environment around them. The Youth Commission in Wellesley partnered with the Wellesley Conservation Council to...
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Conservation Council receives Turkey Trot grant

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The Wellesley Conservation Council (WCC) recently received a $3000 grant from the Wellesley Turkey Trot Foundation (WTTF) to design and add interactive plant identification markers along the trails at its Guernsey and Pickle Point Sanctuaries. The markers will provide common and scientific names of selected plants and trees. Visitors can use their...
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Wellesley Scouts attain Eagle rank

On Sunday, December 10, Wellesley Boy Scout Troop 185 convened an Eagle Court of Honor at the Christ Church, United Methodist on Brook Street to award Scouting’s highest rank, the Eagle rank, to six members of the Troop. In addition to Troop members and their families, grandparents, relatives and siblings from around New England joined...
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Wellesley Rotary to host Michael Tobin

The Rotary Club of Wellesley has announced that Michael Tobin will present at its January 2 meeting at the Wellesley College Club. Michael will speak about the Wellesley Conservation Council. Michael Tobin is a volunteer officer and board member of the Wellesley Conservation Council, Wellesley's non-profit land trust, since 2015. He serves on the membership, social...
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Broadmoor’s Marzolf lectures on winter wildlife

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent Winter is coming, and with it comes a host of changes. Shorter daylight hours lead to long winter nights, temperatures drop, snow blankets the region, and once lush and vibrant green spaces turn brown and wither. How does the local wildlife survives such harsh conditions? Curious residents filled the Wakelin Room...
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Conservation Council holds Open Garden

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[caption id="attachment_19142" align="alignright" width="600"]Organizing committee board members Michael Tobin, Judith Boland, Margaret Zusky, Pete Jones, and Judy Barr. Organizing committee board members Michael Tobin, Judith Boland, Margaret Zusky, Pete Jones, and Judy Barr.[/caption]The Wellesley Conservation Council held an Open Garden at Cronk's Rocky Woodland on...
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Conservation Council cleans up

The Wellesley Conservation Council wished to thank the local AYLUS (Alliance of Youth Leaders of the U.S.) and Girl Scout Troop 73505 for their spring cleanup work on April 8th at Cronk's Rocky Woodland on Crown Ridge Rd. The activities were organized by WCC board member Judith Boland included education on conservation practices and arts and...
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