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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…

Benefits of Nature

During the 2013-2014 school year, Mariana Swick taught school programs at Wave Hill as the 2014 Kerlin Intern. Prior to her year at Wave Hill, she graduated from Bank Street College of Education where she completed her MS in Education with dual certification in…

Interviews Underway for 2014 Forest Project, WERM Interns!

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Mary Rose Robbins, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator, works closely with Forest Project Manager Barry Kogan. She reports here on progress hiring the 2014 season interns.   Wave Hill’s high school education staff have begun interviewing for the 2014 Forest…

WERMy Times!

Barry Kogan manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project Summer Collaborative (FPSC), a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that has been working to improve the ecology of the Bronx since 1980, and the Woodland Ecology Restoration Mentorship (WERM), a new, 14-month program…

Make Way for Forest Project XXXIII!

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Mary Rose Robbins, Wave Hill’s High School Programs Coordinator—a new, 14-month position—is herself a former Forest Project crew leader. She reports here on preparations for the inauguration of the 33rd season of Forest Project Summer Collaborative.  The Forest Project interns…

Forest Project Reunites!

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Barry Kogan manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project Summer Collaborative (FPSC), a six-week, paid summer internship for teens that has been working to improve the ecology of the Bronx since 1980.  On Friday, December 28, we held a reunion for alumni of…

Top Ten Reasons Schools Visit Wave Hill

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Senior School Programs Educator Corinne Flax waxes eloquent as the old year leaves. Each year, Wave Hill welcomes thousands of schoolchildren onto our grounds. Having seen so many of these groups come and go, I am ringing out the old…

Packing Up and Looking Back

Field-Work

Forest Project Crew Leaders Sara and Ashleigh, in charge of the two northernmost work sites in the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland, sum up the last few weeks of this year’s Project, and reflect on the summer as a whole….

Dirt(y) Forest Project Details Disclosed

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Forest Project Summer Collaborative interns Emily and Jared, part of the crew working in the northern edge of the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland, just below Wave Hill House, report on week four of the internship. So we know you’ve…