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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…

Packing Up and Looking Back

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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…

“Los Tremendos” Action Figures

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Forest Project Summer Collaborative interns Lidia and Jean, part of the crew working in the northwestern edge of the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland at Wave Hill, report on week three of the internship. Buenos Dias! Lidia and Jean here,…

A Day in the Life of Forest Project XXXII’s Terminating Platanos

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Forest Project Summer Collaborative interns Dyaami and General, part of the crew working in the southern tip of the Herbert & Hyonja Abrons Woodland at Wave Hill, report on week two of the internship. Greetings from Wave Hill!!  Welcome to…

Hot Finish to Week One of Forest Project XXXII

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.  It has been a hot but productive first week of Forest…

Forest Project XXXII Launches Tomorrow!

Forest Project Program Coordinator Greg Haber, himself a former crew leader, reports on preparations for the inauguration of the 32nd season of Forest Project Summer Collaborative June 28.  Parents’ Night was yesterday, about as official a starting point as you…

Forest Project Crew Leaders In Training

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Barry Kogan manages Wave Hill’s Forest Project Summer Collaborative (FPSC), a six-week, paid summer internship for teens. The oldest urban woodland conservation program for youth in the United States, the FPSC  has been working to improve the ecology of the Bronx since…

Trail Work

Forest Project Summer Collaborative intern bloggers Lidia, a high school 11th grader, and John, a high school senior, provide a primer on trail work. This week the crews focused on trail work. What is trail work, you might ask? Mainly it consists…