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Natural Resources Commission declares climate emergency

As a new decade begins, scientists, world leaders and environmental activists are warning about the dangers of climate change and scrambling to address threats it brings to their communities. To show their commitment to addressing the town’s vulnerability to climate change, the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency. With support...
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Wellesley’s Vernal pool cleanup weeds out invasive species

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By Lisa Moore Armed with Weed Wrenches, gloves and determination, a group of volunteers started an invasive species abatement effort around the vernal pool located in the North 40 land along Turner Road. This first of several planned cleanup efforts targeting the invasive species Euonymus alatus, commonly known as burning bush. The deciduous shrub, native...
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