Research
Research
 
Academics
Academics
Academics
 
Community
Community
     
 

Research

Our research includes the history, functioning, and stewardship of suburban ecosystems. Results will be published in peer-reviewed journals, but also made available to a wide audience through this Web site. > more

   

Academics

The SEP will house the Environmental Field Semester, an integrated five-course Justice Brandeis Semester program for 12-15 undergraduates in the history, ecology, conservation and stewardship of land in New England, with special class projects in Weston and Waltham. > more

   

Community

We partner with the Weston Conservation Commission and with Land's Sake, a non-profit community farming organization that offers a program of land stewardship, local food production, and environmental education. We are also a member of an emerging woodland council in the Western suburbs of Boston. > more

 
 

News

 
 
  • The SEP has initiated a new research project looking at practical suburban forestry issues for five towns surrounding Weston, Mass. The study will investigate the wood resource base of these towns as well as the flow of wood products in the area.
  • SEP seeks spring/summer intern. If you are interested in obtaining field work experience, consider becoming our 2010 intern. We will be installing long-term measurement plots and conducting vegetative surveys as well as measuring and coring trees. Contact us for more information.