News Archive

Teachers from Sarah Greenwood School take time out to explore ways to let their students explore Wakefield Estate

Tuesday, 26 August 2008 13:47

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On August 26th, several dozen teachers from Boston Public’s Sarah Greenwood School visited the Wakefield Estate for a retreat to explore ways the K-8 teachers could use the site in conjunction with their classes. After an extended tour of areas that have already been used for educational purposes, the teachers participated in a scavenger hunt and brainstormed in groups.

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Learning about Tree Health at the Wakefield Estate

Saturday, 09 August 2008 13:40

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On August 9th, the Wakefield Charitable Trust hosted a workshop on tree health led by Dave Ropes from Tree Specialists, Inc.  After an engaging power-point presentation and discussion, Dave and the Wakefield staff led the participants on a tour of the estate to view a wide variety of trees and discuss a number of  factors related to keeping them healthy.  Issues covered included soil management, pruning, pest control, irrigation and the natural life cycles and processes of trees.

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2008 Wakefield Estate Intern crew makes “inroads”

Monday, 30 June 2008 11:41

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This summer the Wakefield Estate has been fortunate to have an energetic crew of 9 summer interns  from Milton and other communities.

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The Arts BLOOM at Wakefield Estate

Sunday, 29 June 2008 11:36

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The Wakefield Estate was the perfect setting for a Plein Air art class on June 29th.  After a walking tour to explore the diverse landscape of the estate, 15 artists associated with the Hyde Park Arts Initiative set up their easels and drawing pads and got to work to capture a little bit of the estate’s beauty on canvas.  The collaboration with Hyde Parks Arts Initiative was the first of several art events being planned by Wakefield staff for this summer and fall.

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