Event #1 — WALK INTO THE WELLESLEY WOODS
Sunday April 29, 2pm
From Longfellow Pond parking lot
The Natural Resources Commission on Sunday, April 29 at 2pm will host a guided walk starting from the Longfellow Pond parking lot and going through the Wellesley Town Forest with Forester Phil Benjamin, a consultant on the NRC’s forest stewardship plan. Our Town Forest protects much of our town’s drinking water – come learn more about how we can best manage and provide stewardship of this critical woodland.
Event #2 — SPEAKING FOR OUR TREES
Monday April 30, 7pm
Wellesley Free Library
The League of Women Voters Wellesley and the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission are proud to present on Monday, April 30, 7pm at the Wellesley Free Library, “Speaking for Our Trees: A Conversation about Wellesley’s Leafy Infrastructure,” featuring Dr. David Foster, Director of the Harvard Forest. Dr. Foster will discuss the the history and future of the New England landscape. An ecologist, author and Harvard University professor, Dr. Foster’s work focuses on understanding the changes in forest ecosystems that result from human and natural disturbance and applying these results to the conservation and management of natural and cultural landscapes.
As our town considers a stewardship plan for our Town Forest and begins planning for the North 40, come learn why urban forests are so vital to our well-being and how to protect them. For more information contact: [email protected]
Both events are free and open to the public.