6 acre clearing for soccer fields, April 2007
We need your help to save the Estabrook Woods for future generations.
Part of the Estabrook Woods is lost. Despite outcry from students, parents, alumni and local residents, the
Middlesex Board of Trustees began development of the Estabrook Woods, clearing 11 acres and installing 8 tennis
courts, and a 300x30 ft bridge. Middlesex is now constructing two artificial turf soccer fields. When the
development is completed, it will extend a quarter-mile into Estabrook and directly impact over 80 acres of
surrounding wildlife habitat.
It is not too late. Another 61 acres of the Estabrook Woods remain
that are in need of protection. You can make a difference for the future of the Estabrook Woods.
As a united group, we have the power to persuade Middlesex to commit their 66 acres of the Estabrook Woods
to permanent preservation. The Estabrook Woods Alliance (EWA) is a new coalition of Middlesex alumni, students,
parents, and concerned local citizens that have come together to save the Woods. The mission of the EWA is
to preserve the integrity of the Estabrook Woods as an irreplaceable historical, educational, and environmental
resource for Middlesex School and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We are asking you to join us.
- Join fellow neighbors and alumni - Participate in the upcoming events
- Spread the word - Contact fellow neighbors and alumni and let them know what’s going on.
- Let your opinion be heard - Write a letter to the Board of Trustees at 1400 Lowell Road, Concord, MA 01742
- Support our work– Make a donation to the Estabrook Woods Alliance
- Become a core member of the team - Join the Estabrook Woods Alliance
Our greatest strength will be in our unity of voice. Join us in protecting the Estabrook Woods!
Molly Tsongas, Class of ‘00
Ned Kelley, Class of ‘59
Rachel Banay, Class of ‘03
Estabrook Woods Alliance