Archive for the ‘Environmental Learning’ Category


Highlights from Our First Quarter

Here it is – November already!  With the garden finished for the season, we can look back at the first quarter and a wide range of educational activities.  Here’s a sample of what we did in September and October: The […]


Dig in! Manchester Community Garden Gearing Up!

Interested in YAP? Click here to visit our expanded YAP web pages! But you can be an honorary YAPPER by getting involved in the Manchester Community & Educational Garden! The Manchester Community Garden is getting ready to rock and roll […]

Field Studies Environmental Learning

VIDEO: Field Studies

A terrific group of two dozen 7th graders from The Dorset School are wrapping up their two-week field studies program. Tomorrow they’ll be delivering group presentations on various aspects of environmental sciences that they explored. While the weather and technology […]

2012 Dorset School students in The Tutorial Center's Field Studies program

Field Studies

This week’s uncooperative weather hasn’t dampened the spirits of the two dozen Dorset School students participating in The Tutorial Center’s Field Studies program. The two week program led by Jim Gunn and Jen Lalor, allows students to explore the natural […]

Cecropia Outdoors

Multitasking Moth

Jim Gunn, environmental science instructor here at The Tutorial Center had brought in a tree branch that contained a brown silk cocoon to help students (and staff!) learn about nature. The Cecropia moth, the largest native moth in North America, […]