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Putting NYC (Invasives) On the Map

Baruch Tauber joined Wave Hill’s Education team in late May as Forest Project Senior Crewleader, and is running the PRISM invasives monitoring initiative. Tauber holds a degree in landscape architecture. This post from the field comes as New York State’s…

2018 Teen Internships Get underway

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Barry Kogan, Wave Hill’s Senior Manager of Youth Programs, manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project, a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that works to improve the ecology of the Bronx, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a 14-month program for…

Plant of the week: Scilla siberica (Siberian Squill)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. The celebrated, sweeping, blue carpets at Wave Hill this time of year are usually attributed to the thousands of lesser glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa sardensis) covering the hillsides. But, as is…

Get on the Map!

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Barry Kogan, Wave Hill’s Senior Manager of Youth Programs, manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project, a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that works to improve the ecology of the Bronx, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a 14-month program for…

A Summer with the WERMS

Catherine Feeney was the Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) Crew Leader for the summer of 2016, leading ten, first-year interns through data collection in the field. She also helped facilitate the two summer courses, “Restoration of NYC’s Natural Areas” and…

Forest Project XXXVI: Come and Gone!

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Victoria Thomas was one of the four Forest Project Crew Leaders this past summer. She is a recent graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She led her crew’s restoration efforts on the northernmost site of Wave Hill’s Herbert &…

Forest Project XXXVI : Behind the Scenes

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Forest Project Senior Crew Leader Bella Rabinovich is settling in for her fifth summer at Wave Hill. The Forest Project is a paid summer internship program for high school students.  Bella Rabinovich here, excited to tell you what we’ve been working hard…

Summer 2015 Internships Get Underway!

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Charlotte Henderson, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, helps administer Wave Hill’s Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM), both internships for teens. All of a sudden, it was summer for Wave Hill’s high school programs, both Forest Project internship…

New High School Programs Coordinator Settles In

Kristen MacFarlane joined Wave Hill as High School Programs Coordinator at the beginning of June, joining current Coordinator Charlotte Henderson through the summer. Charlotte moves on from this 14-month position in the fall. Kristen graduated from Cornell University a year…

Potluck Season!

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Charlotte Henderson, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, helps administer the Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) that Wave Hill offers for teens. Nothing brings together friends like food and shared experiences. Last month, WERM students and their families…