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Environmental News & Education

Articles in the Media

VALUABLE MASSACHUSETTS ECOSYSTEMS SHRINKING, Doing More with Less  Phys Org May 2015

All land is not created equal. Some ecosystems do triple duty in the benefits they provide to society. Massachusetts forests, for example, filter public drinking water while also providing habitat for threatened species and storing carbon to combat climate change.

 

LOSING GROUND - MASS AUDUBON REPORT

 

MASS AUDUBON CONSERVATION WORK

 

THIS LAND WAS YOUR LAND - Threats to Article 97

Educational Information

Forest Resource Strategies
Mass Department of Conservation and Recreation and UMass Amherst Department of Natural Resources Conservation
MA DCR Forest Resources Strategies.pdf
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American Forest Water and Air
Tree Facts Clean Water and Air.pdf
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American Forest Tree Facts
Tree Facts.pdf
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Educational in Nature
Roles of Trees and Forests in Water Qual[...]
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What's going on at the North 40?

Wellesley Townsman: Residents who regularly visit the North 40 – and specifically, the part that was once a dump site – have noticed town employees in the area and heard rumors that trees are going to be removed. Read more...

Vernal Pool Cleanup

Thanks to all of the volunteers who help to maintain this important resource area. Learn more and see photos.

(Spotted Salamander photo courtesy of Joy Marzolf)

Weston Road Gardens are in full bloom and bounty! Have a look.

There's even a video:

Help shape the Future of Wellesley!

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Congratulations!

Wellesley Selectman Barbara Searle and Wellesley College's Ben Hammond sign closing papers. Photo courtesy of Wellesley Townsman

Thank you!

Over 500 People Explored the North 40!

Raptors, Goats and You!

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

NRC's 10 Reasons to Preserve North 40
NRC N40 10 Reasons.pdf
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