Welcome to the Wellesley Conservation Land Trust, Inc. (WCLT), formerly known as the Wellesley Conservation Council. The WCLT is a private, non-profit, land trust and conservation education organization incorporated in 1958.

The mission of the WCLT is to:

  • Protect and preserve the natural environment in Wellesley
  • Maintain sanctuaries open to the public for study and enjoyment
  • Educate youth and interest adults in matters of conservation

Learn more about WCLT and our History


Upcoming Events

21 Apr

Learn How to Grow Food

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
At the Weston Road Community Gardens. Sunday, April 21st 1pm. Registration required.
26 Apr

North 40 Guided Trail Walk

10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, April 26, 10AM - From our friends at Wellesley Trails Committee.
27 Apr

Guided Geology Wellesley Geology Walk

10:00 am - 11:30 am
800M Years of History. April 27th 10AM. WCLT 2024 Annual and Lifetime members will be notified first of early registration.
04 May

Centennial Reservation Trail Walk

Centennial Reservation Saturday, May 4, 9am-10am Distance: 1.8 miles   Explore conservation land purchased by the town for Wellesley's 1981 Centennial Celebration.  Take a picturesque [...]
13 May

Panel discussion: "Building More Community Housing AND Protecting More Open Space"

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building More Community Housing AND Protecting More Open Space Date: Monday, May 13th Time: 7pm-8pm Please join a community forum – "Housing and Land Conservation [...]