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  • Are GMOs Safe? What the Science Tells Us

    Confused about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)? Come here Sheldon Krimsky, co-author of The GMO Deception on Thursday, March 26th 7:00- 8:30 pm at the Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room discuss this important topic.   Some prominent scientists and policymakers assert that there is no scientific controversy over the health effects of GMOs. The scientific evi
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  • Open Space & Recreation Plan Community Survey 2015

    Please take this 7-minute online survey to help direct the future of Wellesley’s wonderful Open Space and Recreational resources. The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) is in the process of updating Wellesley’s Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP), which is required by the State to qualify for state and federal reimbursement programs for municipal acquisition
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  • STEM EXPO 10-3 Saturday — Winner, Tours, Climate Change, Biking, Lighting

      Fifth graders across town reviewed the 3 finalist videos of the Sustainability Challenge and the winning video will be announced this Saturday at 2 pm at the STEM Expo at Wellesley High School. High school students competed to create the most engaging video that explains what the word “sustainability” means in terms of the environment to 5th graders.   Sustainabi
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  • You are Invited to an Action Meeting This Sunday

    Sustainable Wellesley’s next Action Meeting is Sunday, March 22, from 1 to 3 pm. Join fellow Sustainable Wellesley members working to bring greater sustainability to our town. We will gather at Quentin’s home, 75 Emerson Road, in Wellesley. We meet every two months and are organized into small teams that really get things done! We encourage you to share your i
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  • Fun Volunteer Job Descriptions – Which is Calling You?

    Sustainable Wellesley is working to make sustainable choices second nature for all us. We need your support to make that happen. Here is a list of fun, interesting, small and big job descriptions where you can make a difference within the community in which we all live, work, and play. Email info@SustainableWellesley.com to let us know what YOU want to do. THANKS.
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  • Ecological Landscaping Alliance Events @Wellesley College

    The Orchard Ecosystem  Presented by Michael Phillips March 18, 2015  12:30pm – 3:30pm Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA $45 ELA Members – $60 Non-member Join ELA and our host, Wellesley College, for an in-depth discussion of the Orchard Ecosystem. Farmer, writer, and organic orchardist, Michael Phillips will discuss his holistic approach to growing healthy and
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  • Save Saturday May 16th For Sustainable Living Festival

    Please Save The Date Saturday, May 16 10-3pm at the MLP. Lots of great exhibitors are lined up for the Sustainable Living Festival. Stay tuned for specifics on Speaker Highlights, Workshops and bring your children so they can enjoy the Kids Zone. Look for great ideas and inspiration from experts in the following fields: LEED architects Farmers Clothing Designer Electric
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  • “What’s With the Weather?” WCVB Channel 5 Chief Meteorologist Harvey Leonard

    Mass Audubon is teaming up with WCVB Channel 5 chief meteorologist Harvey Leonard, who will discuss “What’s With the Weather?” at The Center for Arts (TCAN) in Natick on Sunday afternoon, March 29. This event is free and open to the public. Leonard’s fascinating take on this unprecedented winter—and where our weather patterns might be headed—is sponsored by Mas
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Clean Energy

Wellesley residents can buy clean, green, renewable energy through the Town of Wellesley Power to Choose program!

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Join Wellesley Green Schools in a “no idling” pledge! Idling your car is against the law, it burns gas unnecessarily, and it pollutes the air around you!

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Solar Evaluation

Find out if solar is right for you with a free solar evaluation! You can also get an energy audit and more from the Town of Wellesley!

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Be Pesticide Free!

Add your name to the map of Wellesley residents who have gone pesticide-free.

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