A model of intergenerational collaboration benefits Homer House in Belmont

September 2020

​BELMONT CITIZEN HERALD – WICKED LOCAL – 18 students from Belmont’s High School and Chenery Middle School earned community service credits by helping the Belmont Women’s Club in the first step of transforming the grounds of the historic 1853 William Flagg Homer House.

Meadowscaping at the Homer House

September 2020

BELMONT MEDIA CENTER – The Woman’s club along with the non-profit Meadowscaping for Biodiversity are revisiting the plants in the historic Homer House yard with the help of some students.

Teens work to build biodiversity — and their resumes

July 2018

BOSTO GLOBE – Feature in August 2018 captured the purpose and impact of the YEEP program on Waltham and Cambridge students.

Park School camp program teaches them about nature

July 2018

BROOKLINE TAB – The meadow-makers (summer campers) at Park School’s “Let’s Build a Meadow” camp were featured on page one of The Brookline Tab, with a video clip on Facebook. “Meet the Meadow-makers” captured the youth celebrating the Wildlife Habitat Certification they achieved by making a 350 sq. ft native-plant meadow.

New Garden Comes to the Common

June 2018

WALTHAM TRIBUNE – YEEP students and volunteers, accompanied by Mayor Jeannette McCarthy, built a native-plant garden on Waltham Common in late May. ​​

Planting a meadow – at the Waltham YMCA

August 2016

BOSTON GLOBE – “Kids at the Waltham YMCA are doing something new this summer.They’re learning how to plant and cultivate a meadow — and why they should” – Impact of YEEP program on Waltham YMCA captured in The Boston Globe feature in August 2016.