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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…

Farewell to our Third WERM Cohort!

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Kristen MacFarlane, Wave Hill’s Youth Programs Coordinator, works with high school students in the Forest Project and Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM), Wave Hill’s two paid internship programs for high school students.  On August 23, 2016, ten high school students…

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 &…

From The Shop: Back to School!

Assistant Manager Nubia Martin is an avid lover of nature and holistic healing who brings a sense of peace and balance to The Shop’s aesthetic. Whether you are preparing to send your little one to school for the first time,…

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…

WERM Internship Well into New School Year

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Kristen MacFarlane joined Wave Hill as High School Programs Coordinator in June. She graduated from Cornell University a year ago, and recently received her Masters in Geographic Information Science at Lehman College. Phase II of Wave Hill’s Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship (WERM) program…

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…