Pesticide Awareness

Natural Lawn Care Guide

Protect our drinking water and our health -
the Town of Wellesley, Massachusetts recommends the reduction and elimination of pesticide use on public and private lands.

Attend an event: See current listings of local events relating to environmental health and sustainable living - Calendar.

Join our network: Receive e-mail updates on talks, events, legislation, research articles, grant opportunities and activities relating to pesticide use reduction in Massachusetts. Simply send an e-mail requesting to join the Massachusetts Pesticide Awareness Collaborative.

Read the Town's Policy: Integrated Pest Management Policy for Wellesley's outdoor park and school land.

Look inside: Visit the pages listed on the left to find out more about pesticide toxicity and safer alternatives. 

Who are we? The Wellesley Pesticide Awareness Campaign (WPAC) is a partnership between the Wellesley citizen's Pesticide Awareness Committee, the Wellesley Health Department, the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission, the Wellesley Department of Public Works, the Wellesley Cancer Prevention Project, and other local businesses and organizations. The Campaign received grants in 2001 and 2002 from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and in 2002 from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

Read about WPAC in the news.

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Site Updated:
March 2, 2003

Keep Wellesley Safe and Pesticide Free

Wellesley Natural Resources Commission
525 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone: 781 431-1019 x294
Email: nrc@ci.wellesley.ma.us