1. Conservation Commission

    The regulatory body responsible for the protection and management of Weston’s natural resources and the administration of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.

  2. Conservation Connections

    A monthly article published by the Conservation Commission members and staff featuring news and items of interest about Weston trails, open space, and natural resources.

  3. Conservation Lands & Trails

    The Conservation Commission owns and maintains approximately 2,000 acres of protected land throughout Weston that is open to the public for passive recreation.

  4. Deer Management Program

    Deer management is only one of the many programs the Commission has implemented to fulfill its mission of managing Weston's natural resources for the benefit of people, plants, and all wildlife.

  5. Land Management Activities

    The Commission is responsible for a number of management activities aimed towards the protection and responsible use of Weston’s natural resources.

  6. Obtaining a Wetlands Permit

    The Conservation Commission is responsible for reviewing and permitting all work (construction, cutting, grading, or new landscaping) in or near wetlands, ponds, and rivers in the Town of Weston under Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.00) and its implementing Regulations.

  7. Tree Removal Process

    Landowners must obtain permission from the Conservation Commission before any tree, brush, or vegetation removal or cutting, lawn expansion or soil grading is conducted in wetland resource area or buffer zone. The process is detailed here.

  8. Websites & Documents

    Peruse important websites and documents about Weston conservation online.

  9. Weston Community Gardens

    The Weston Community Gardens provide a beautiful and active public space for community members to grow organic produce and flowers.

  10. Weston Promotes Excellence in Natural Environment

    The Town of Weston received national recognition for excellence with a Voice of the People Award.